Courtiers approaching Nakoso barrier, inscribed with a verse from the anthology Senzai wakashu

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink and color on paper, ivory jiku
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 137.8 × 34.3 cm (54 1/4 × 13 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836-1924)
  • Description

    Described by Linda A. Izzo, Christie's, on 28 May 1992 as "General Yoshiie at Nakoso no seki," and as "associated with a calligraphy by Ono Kozan (fl. early 20th century)" [F1992.23].
    In a fitted wooden box inscribed the artist (with F1992.23). See "Inscriptions."
    For additional descriptions see Comments.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Lawrence and Sonia Klein
  • Type

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