Minamoto no Nakakuni Visits Lady Kogō

Minamoto no Nakakuni Visits Lady Kogō

源仲国訪小督局図

late 1600s

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Kiyohara Yukinobu 清原 雪信

(Japanese, 1643-1682)

Triptych of hanging scrolls; ink and color on silk

Overall: 180 x 59.4 cm (70 7/8 x 23 3/8 in.)

Bequest of Harley C. Lee and Elizabeth K. Lee 1992.77

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The Tale of the Heike chronicles the conflict between the Taira (Heike) and Minamoto (Genji) families in the late 12th century.

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An aristocrat rides up a path to a residence where a woman plays a koto, a stringed instrument. The central composition is flanked on the right by a day-lit spring scene, and on the left by a nocturnal autumnal scene. The triptych presents an episode from The Tale of the Heike in which Minamoto no Nakakuni is sent by the emperor to look for Lady Kogō.

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