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.


Colours & ink on gold leaf on paper
87 x 273 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
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.

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