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

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

Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH
01865 278000

Opening times

Tue – Sun, Bank Holiday Mon, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Exhibitions at Ashmolean Museum

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