Set of 2 six panel byobu screens
Price: € 2.200,00
Set of 2 six panel byobu screens with 12 individual polychrome Tosa style paintings. Depicting the 36 poetry immortals (Rokkasen). These are famous poets from the Heian court. After the Heian period (Kamagura) the rural millitary aristocracy overtook power. This period started centuries of military rule, that eventually ended in years of battle between various warlords (samurai).
Paintings: Edo period paintings on later period screens.
H. : 122 cm; W. : 2 x 6x 46 cm (total length: 280 cm) each.