Takaya Miou
Brilliance , page 10 of 14
Japan, 2000
Drawing (genga), ink and screen-tone on Kent paper
Collection of the artist (L.2016-16.38)
© Takaya Miou, 2000

Caption in published version of this page:

The guards brought Consort Hai to the imperial family’s tomb and interred her there. Her face was so beautiful that the Emperor could not bear to shut the coffin. There she lay, in the Realm of the Dead, beneath an eternally blue sky.