長沢芦雪筆 山水唐人物図屏風

Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and gold leaf on paper | 171.1 x 372.7cm | 1795-99

Nagasawa Rosetsu

The forbidding precipice painted on the left screen suggests a site on the Yangzi River where the Chinese poet Su Shi, also known as Dongpo (1037–1101), composed his famous “Ode on the Red Cliff.” The gentler scene on the right screen, depicting a sc...
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