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A Courtier on Horseback
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A Courtier on Horseback

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Description The role can be recognized as that of a courtier on account of the costume. Nobles of the Heian era (794-1185) wore this kind of robe (originally designed for hunting) over gathered trousers.
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Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Shigeharu ga
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990

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ca. 1821-1841 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, color, ink
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