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Japanese Tosa School Scroll Painting of Scene From Tale of Genji

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1319610
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Japanese scroll painting depicting a scene from the Genji Monogatari (Tale of Genji). A nobleman and a young man sit on tatame mats and look out onto a garden setting. They are surrounded by painted byobu screens and clouds of gold mist. The painting is rendered in traditional Tosa School manner with flattened over head perspective and fine lined brushwork. Painted in mineral colors, sumi ink and gold leaf flecks on paper. Edo Period. Size of scroll: 47" high x 19 1/2" wide. Size of painting: 12" high x 14" wide