London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Japanese six-fold screen, 19th century
in sumi, gofun and colours on a gold leaf ground, decorated with two samurai warriors on horseback, each in full armour with a quiver of arrows on his back, carrying a sword and bow, in full gallop through a river before a bridge and amongst willow and clouds -- each leaf 68¼in. x 25in. (173.3cm. x 63.5cm.), unsigned.
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