SIX-LEAF FLAVOUR, BYOBU
Japan, Taisho Period in Showa
Background lined with gold leaf. Each leaf has been marouflaged with a painted silk panel. The pictorial line theme is that of the "One Hundred Couriers" or the "One Hundred Horses" showing horses in a landscape of mountains, rivers and pines.
H: 178 cm - W (each sheet): 63 cm
Note: A subject probably freely inspired by the famous scroll painted by Giuseppe CASTIGLIONE / LANG SHINING and kept in the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.
A SIX-LEAF 'HUNDRED HORSESES' FOLDING FLOOR SCREEN, BYOBU
Japan, Taisho to Showa period