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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2017.225
People
Previously attributed to Tawaraya Sōtatsu, Japanese (Noto Province c.1570 - c.1640 Kaga Province)
Title
Flowers of the Four Seasons
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
screen, painting
Date
17th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/340441
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
with mount: 172.9 x 364.8 cm (68 1/16 x 143 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • seal: each screen: Inen
Provenance
[HOSOMI Minoru, Osaka, (by 1988)], sold; to Robert and Betsy Feinberg, Bethesda, MD (1988-2017), gift; to Harvard Art Museums.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg
Accession Year
2017
Object Number
2017.225
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Yamane Yūzō, ed., Rinpa kaiga zenshu: vol. III (Kyoto, Japan, 1977), #67, p. 288

Murashige Yasushi, Rinpa [Rimpa Painting] vol. I, Shikosha Publishing Co. (Kyoto, Japan, 1989), #17, pp. 46-47

Rachel Saunders and Yukio Lippit, Painting Edo: Selections from the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art, exh. cat. (Cambridge, MA, 2020), p. 40, fig. 28

Exhibition History

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

Subjects and Contexts

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