Night Attack on the Sanjô Palace, from the Illustrated Scrolls of the Events of the Heiji Era (Heiji monogatari emaki)

Japanese
Kamakura period
second half of the 13th century


Dimensions

Overall, including endpapers and jiku: 45.9 x 774.5 x 7.6 cm (18 1/16 x 304 15/16 x 3 in.) Image: 41.3 x 700.3 cm (16 1/4 x 275 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.4000

Medium or Technique

Handscroll; ink and color on paper

On View

Ann and Graham Gund Gallery (Gallery LG31)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Prior to 1878 preserved in the collection of the Honda family; 1878-1886 acquired by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1889 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1889 placed on loan to the MFA; 1911 bequeathed to the MFA by Charles Goddard Weld.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection