• Left Screen

  • Right Screen

Dragon and Tiger

  • By Sesson Shūkei
  • Japan Muromachi period, 16th century
  • Pair of six-panel screens; ink on paper
  • h: 155.6cm w: 350.4cm each
  • [10685]

Sesson (Setsu-son) took the "setsu" or "snow" character for his name from the name of his model painter, Sesshū. Sesson was the hero of the regional painting circles during Japan's Warring States period, and this work is thought to date from the latter half of his 60s to the first half of his 70s.

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