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Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42096.11
People
Yamamoto Baiitsu 山本梅逸, Japanese (Nagoya 1783 - 1856 Nagoya)
Title
Broken Branches Drawn from Life
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
handscroll, painting
Date
1835
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/340344
Location
Level 2, Room 2600, East Asian Art, East Asian Painting and Decorative Arts
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Handscroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 28.1 × L. 593.7 cm (11 1/16 × 233 3/4 in.)
silk mount: H. 29.7 × L. 679.7 cm (11 11/16 × 267 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • signature: end of scroll: 天保乙未夏四月梅逸山本亮寫 [Summer, fourth month of the Otsubi stem year (kinoto- hitsuji; 1835) of the Tenpo era, painted by Baiitsu Yamamoto Ryō]
  • seal: upper; square, intaglio: 山本亮印 [Yamamoto Ryō in]
  • seal: lower; square, relief: 玉禅居士 [Gyokuzen Kōji
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg
Object Number
TL42096.11
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Musée Cernuschi, Le Japon au fil des saisons: Collection Robert et Betsy Feinberg, exh. cat., Paris-Musées (Paris, 2014), pp. 114-117

Rachel Saunders, ed., Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art, brochure, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, 2021), pp. 21-22, cat. 7

Exhibition History

Celebrated Four Seasons: An Aspect of Japanese Paintings from the 16th to 19th Centuries, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, 04/27/1996 - 06/09/1998

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/29/2021 - 06/30/2022

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

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