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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.500.2
People
Kano Tan'yū 狩野探幽, Japanese (1602 - 1674)
Title
Connoisseur's Sketchbook by Kano Tan'yū (Tan'yū shukuzu), Copies of Buddhist Paintings, Vol. II
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Tan'yū shukuzu
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
handscroll, painting
Date
Early Edo period, dated 1668
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/191739
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Second of two handscrolls collecting copies of earlier Buddhist paintings; ink on paper; each sketch with a gourd-shaped vermilion seal reading "Seimei"
Dimensions
irregular: 22.1 x 575.3 cm (8 11/16 x 226 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: seal of Seimei
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.500.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John M. Rosenfield, Fumiko Cranston, and Edwin A. Cranston, The Courtly Tradition in Japanese Art and Literature: Selections from the Hofer and Hyde Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973), Cat. No. 30 / pp. 94-96

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