Scenes from the Tale of Genji: "The Royal Outing" and "The Gate House"

Artist: Tosa Mitsuyoshi (Japanese, 1539–1613)
Period: Momoyama period (1573–1615)
Date: mid-16th–early 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Pair of four-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilt paper
Dimensions: Image (each screen): 65 1/2 in. × 11 ft. 8 in. (166.4 × 355.6 cm)
Classification: Screens
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1955
Accession Number: 55.94.1, .2

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