Night Festival of Tsushima Shrine

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Night Festival of Tsushima Shrine

Japan, Kan’ei era (1624-1644), early Edo period
Paintings; screens
Eight panel screen; ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paper
Overall image: 58 3/4 x 182 1/2 in. (149.23 x 463.55 cm); Mount: 65 1/8 x 189 1/2 in. (165.42 x 481.33 cm)
Gift of Camilla Chandler Frost, David and Margaret Barry, Lenore and Richard Wayne, Leslie Prince Salzman, Friends of Heritage Preservation, Gwen and Peter Norton, and the East Asian Art Council, in honor of Robert T. Singer (M.2007.190)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Singer, Robert T., and Kawai Masatomo, editors. The Life of Animals in Japanese Art. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2019.
  • Sanabrais, Sofia. "From Byōbu to Biombo: the Transformation of the Japanese Folding Screen in Colonial Mexico." Art History 38, no.4 (2015): 778-791.