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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1980.65
People
Kano Tan'yū 狩野探幽, Japanese (1602 - 1674)
Title
Flowering Peonies and Descending Bird
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
Early Edo period, mid 17th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201900
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Unmounted painting matted as an album leaf; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
irregular: 34.5 x 27.2 cm (13 9/16 x 10 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: "Tan'yūsai hitsu" and upper fragment of seal where paper is torn
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Miss Frances H. Tetlow
Accession Year
1980
Object Number
1980.65
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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