Arts and Designs of Japan
November Selection November 2019

Artist Unsigned
Title Courtiers covering their eyes
Date c. 1650
Format Book pages (13" X 10 1/2")
Comment Tosa school artist
Two book pages, attached and mounted on stiffer paper; hand colored
This may illustrate a scene from the Heiji Monogatari where Yoshitomo's retainer reports Yoshitomo's death to his mistress Tokiwa-gozen. See Chibbett, p. 114, and The Ryerson Collection, p. 39
Price $150.
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