<em>A King Inspecting His Domain</em>, late 18th – early 19th century. Ten-panel folding screen: ink and color on paper, image: 47 5/8 × 163 3/8 in. (121 × 415 cm). Lent by the Carroll Family Collection, L2022.2.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Image courtesy of Joseph Carroll, L2022.2.5.jpg)

A King Inspecting His Domain

Medium: Ten-panel folding screen: ink and color on paper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 18th – early 19th century

Dimensions: image: 47 5/8 × 163 3/8 in. (121 × 415 cm)


Accession Number: L2022.2.5

Image: L2022.2.5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Continuous composition stretching across ten panels, depicting a distant birds-eye view of a royal procession travelling across a hilly landscape. The image is depicted primarily in ink with highlights of color. Large groups of military and other officials on horseback and on foot, many carrying banners, traveling from right to left across composition, arriving at town in left panels. The landscape is depicted as largely open, with occasional wild animals and small trees, a river at the foreground and taller mountains in the distance.

Brooklyn Museum