Horserace at Kamo Shrine, c. 1615–1650, Edo period (1615–1868). Published with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Puzzle measures 20" x 27" when complete. Released 2010.
The folding screen is a large painting format that has been used in Japan for more than twelve and a half centuries. In the Momoyama (1573–1615) and Edo (1615–1868) periods, artists used ink, colors, gold foil, and other materials to create screens with a wide range of compositions and themes. The screen reproduced for this puzzle depicts a ritual horserace that has been held annually on May 5 at Kamigamo Shrine in northern Kyoto since the year 1093. The screen, by an unknown artist, is from the collection of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art.

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Palace Horserace At Kamo


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Pieces 1000
Age Adult
Dimensions 20" x 27" (51 x 68 cm)
Manufacturer Pomegranate
Theme Asian Art
Puzzle Type Jigsaw Puzzle
Mfg. Part Number AA650
UPC Number 717195235093
Item Number 39891


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