Harumichi no Tsuraki from the book Forms of the Hundred Poem Poets , 1695
About the object
Harumichi no Tsuraki ? ? ? ? (? -920) was a poet and courtier during the early Heian period. Sitting on the floor, he is attended to by servants. The intention of the artist could have been to show a life of luxury and prosperity as befitted an imperial courtier.