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Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL41932.1
People
Nakamura Hōchū, Japanese (d. 1819)
Title
Pine Trees in Snow
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, hanging scroll
Date
late 18th–early 19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/340407
Location
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 111.9 × W. 41.1 cm (44 1/16 × 16 3/16 in.)
overall mounting, including roller ends and suspension cord: H. 209.5 × W. 60.3 cm (82 1/2 × 23 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Hōchū sha
  • inscription: Ikegaya mematsu no yuki no oto shiraha
    (Would that a young woman would fall for me, as snow does from the pine tree)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg
Object Number
TL41932.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Nakamura Hôchû - Rimpa Painter from Osaka Influenced by Ogata Kôrin, Hosomi Art Museum, Kyoto, 09/27/2003 - 12/21/2003

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/01/2018 - 12/07/2018

Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/14/2020 - 07/18/2021

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