Night Attack on the Sanjô Palace, from the Illustrated Scrolls of the Events of the Heiji Era (Heiji monogatari emaki)
second half of the 13th century
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.)
Medium or Technique
Handscroll; ink and color on paper
Ann and Graham Gund Gallery (Gallery LG31)
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.