CF60006 Japanese album leaf painting from the Taiheiki of Nitta Yoshisada (1301-1338) in the legendary scene at the beach at Inamuragasaki where he prays and offers his treasured gold-mounted sword to the sea to aid him in passing this water obstacle, the waters parted away and he was able to pass, all painted in ink, mineral and gold pigments in detail on paper with speckled gold leaf mist. Minor water stains and signs of wear otherwise fine condition. 7-7/8” high x 10-3/8” wide. Contemporary frame: 13-3/8” x 15-5/8”. 18th century. $1350.
Private Collector, Florida.
Charles A. Greenfield, New York.