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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Okamoto Shūki 岡本秋暉, Japanese (1807 - 1862)
Egrets and Kingfisher amongst Lotus
Work Type
painting, hanging scroll
19th century
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Edo period, 1615-1868
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
image only: 120 x 49.4 cm (47 1/4 x 19 7/16 in.)
with mount: 212 x 62.2 cm (83 7/16 x 24 1/2 in.)
display dimensions: 217.2 x 68.6 cm (85 1/2 x 27 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • signature: 秋暉 [Shūki]
  • seal: square, intaglio: 秋暉 [Shūki]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg
Object Number
Asian and Mediterranean Art
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Publication History

The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection, exh. cat., Yomiuri Shinbunsha (Tokyo, 2013), p. 100, cat. 40

Musée Cernuschi, Le Japon au fil des saisons: Collection Robert et Betsy Feinberg, exh. cat., Paris-Musées (Paris, 2014), pp. 134-135

Rachel Saunders and Yukio Lippit, Painting Edo: Selections from the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art, exh. cat. (Cambridge, MA, 2020), p. 86, fig. 75

Exhibition History

The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection, Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, 05/21/2013 - 07/15/2013; Miho Museum, 07/20/2013 - 08/18/2013; Tottori Prefectural Museum, 10/05/2013 - 11/10/2013

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/04/2015 - 11/29/2015

Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/14/2020 - 06/06/2021

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