Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"

Arrival of the "Southern Barbarians"

c. 1600

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One of a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paper

Image: 146.7 x 337.2 cm (57 3/4 x 132 3/4 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1960.193.2


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Europeans were called "Southern Barbarians" because their ships arrived in Japan from the south.

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