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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.410
People
After Monk Chisen, Japanese (Harima (Hyogo Prefecture) 789 - 825 Mount Koya)
Title
Two Views of the Buddhist Deity Harîtî (Japanese: Karitei)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Karitei (Harîtî)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
handscroll, drawing
Date
Nambokuchō period, circa 1350
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Nambokuchō period, 1333-1392
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211681
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Drawing fragment mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and light color on paper
Dimensions
28.9 x 43.8 cm (11 3/8 x 17 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Chisen
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
1985.410
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. 27 / pp. 88-89

John M. Rosenfield, The Japanese Courtier: Painting, Calligraphy, and Poetry from the Fogg Art Museum, the Philip Hofer Collection (With a Complementary Selection of Lacquers and Other Arts of Japan from the Collection of F. Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr.), exh. cat., Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Santa Barbara, CA, 1980), Cat. No. 43 / p. 64 (not illustrated)

Exhibition History

Women and the Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/10/1994 - 03/05/1995

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