UH11024 Japanese album leaf painting from the Nomai no Zu (Illustrations of Noh Dances) of a Noh play, the scene of Ushiwaka-maru receiving martial arts instruction from Sojobo depicting Sojobo in a mask and priest’s costume holding a feather fan and the youth Ushiwaka holding a naginata upright, all painted in ink, mineral and gold pigments in detail on paper with speckled gold leaf mist. Surrounding paper losses, tear to Ushiwaka’s robe, air bubbles to paper backing and signs of wear. 8-1/4” High x 10-5/8” Wide. 18th Century. $150.
Ex Collection: Charles A. Greenfield, New York.