White Cockatoo Artist: attributed to Itō Jakuchū (Japanese, 1716–1800)


Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk


without mounting: 42 1/2 × 19 1/8 in. (108 × 48.5 cm)
with mounting: 74 13/16 × 24 1/2 in. (190 × 62.3 cm)
with rollers: 26 11/16 in. (67.8 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Rosemarie and Leighton R. Longhi, B.A. 1967

Accession Number



Edo period (1615–1868)


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Leighton R. Longhi, and Rosemarie Longhi, New York; gift in 2006 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • Sadako Ohki, "Japanese Art at Yale," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007), 42
  • Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 161, pl. 144
  • Matthew P. McKelway and Melissa M. Rinne, Traditions Unbound : Groundbreaking Painters of Eighteenth-Century Kyoto, exh. cat. (San Francisco: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2005), 181
  • attributed to Ito Jakuchu, Jakuchu, ed. Hiroyuki Kano (Kyoto: Shikosha, 1993), 75, pl. 51
  • Money L. Hickman and Sato Yasuhiro, The Paintings of Jakuchu, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1989),
  • Nobuo Tsuji, Money L. Hickman, and Motoaki Kono, Jakuchu, Shohaku: nihon nijutsu kaiga zenshu, Shoban, 23 (Tokyo: Shueisha, 1977), 123, seal #4
  • attributed to Ito Jakuchu and Nobuo Tsuji, Jakuchu (Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppansha, 1974), 206, pl. 34
  • Tadashi Kobayashi, Nobuo Tsuji, and Takeshi Yamakawa, Jakuchu, Shohaku, Rosetsu: Suibokubijutsu, 14 (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1973), 205
  • Yuzo Yamane, "Kokka," Kokka Magazine (1889–1908), no. 1203
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Object/Work type

animal art, hanging scrolls




Seals: Jakuchū Koji (若冲居士)


Shin'en kan Jakuchu sei (produced by Jakuchu of the Studio of the Distant Heart) (心遠館若冲製) "Jo Tobei," square intaglio and "Jakuchu koji," round relief.

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