Photo © Photography: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree © Robert Feinberg
Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL41932.5
People
Sakai Hōitsu, Japanese (Edo 1761 - 1828)
Title
Pampas Grass and Arrowroot
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
hanging scroll, painting
Date
after 1817
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/340424
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Fan mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 17.6 × W. 46.2 cm (6 15/16 × 18 3/16 in.)
overall mounting, including roller ends and suspension cord: H. 129 × W. 66 cm (50 13/16 × 26 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Hōitsu hitsu
  • seal: Uka-an (fan-shaped)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg
Object Number
TL41932.5
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Matthew McKelway, Kobayashi Tadashi, and Yasumura Toshinobu, Silver Wind: The Arts of Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828), exh. cat., Japan Society (New York, 2012), p. 142, cat. 42

Exhibition History

Silver Wind: the Arts of Sakai Hōitsu (1761-1828), Japan Society, New York, 09/29/2012 - 01/06/2013

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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