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Asian Art
Artist: Ike no Taiga, Japanese, 1723–1776

Mount Fuji, overlooking from Tago no Ura Bay

ca. 1760s

Hanging scroll: ink and light color on paper, ivory rollers

without mounting: 50 × 22 1/16 in. (127 × 56 cm)
with mounting: 81 11/16 × 27 5/16 in. (207.5 × 69.4 cm)
with rollers: 29 1/2 in. (75 cm)
Purchased with the Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund, and Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
2006.131.8a-d
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Yanagi Shigehiko, Kyoto through February 19, 2001 (this date appears on the release paper signed by the director of the Kyoto National Museum proving that this is not a nationally designated work of art; this is the first of the three works on the list); Leighton R. Longhi, New York; purchased in 2006 by the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Taiga Ikeno, Bunjinga suihen, 12 (Tokyo: Chuo Koronsha, 1974), 144, fig. 56.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.