Pair of six-fold screens by T Mitsuoki

The screens are fine examples of the Tosa School which painted mainly for the Imperial Court in Kyoto.


Details

Medium:
Colours & ink on gold leaf on paper
Dimensions:
87 x 273 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
Kochukyo & Co, Tokyo

They illustrate the Genjii Monogatari, the famous 10th century romance, which was one of the most popular sources of subject matter in Japanese painting.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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