Horses in the Fields

Horses in the Fields
By Satake Eikai (1803-1874)
Hanging scroll, ink on silk
Edo period, 19th century
Gift of Ii Family

Depicting a single species of animal in different poses was a common artistic practice. The artist Satake Eikai (1803 – 74) was employed by the Hikone fief, and worked on many han projects ranging from interior murals to private collections of the head of Ii family.

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