A two-fold paper screen painted in ink and colour on a buff and gold ground with ayu (fresh-water trout) in a river amongst gold clouds. Unknown (17th /18th century Edo period)
Japanese Byobu with Tsuru
Attributed to Tawaraya Sotatsu 伝俵屋宗達 源氏物語図屏風
The Plain of Musashi Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 17th century Culture: Japan Medium: Six-panel folding screen; ink, color, and gold on gilt paper Dimensions: Image: 60 1/16 x 140 in. (152.6 x 355.6 cm) Classification: Screen. A full moon, once silver, appears on an unobstructed horizon between a background of golden clouds and a foreground frieze of grasses and autumnal wildflowers: yellow maidenflower, blue and white Chinese bellflower, purple agrimony, and wild chrysanthemum.