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Asian Art
Artist: Itō Jakuchū, Japanese, 1716–1800

Lotus

ca. 1765–70

Hanging scroll, ink on paper

without mounting: 17 1/2 × 39 3/4 in. (44.5 × 101 cm)
Gift of Rosemarie and Leighton R. Longhi, B.A. 1967
2006.210.8a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Leighton R. Longhi, and Rosemarie Longhi, New York; gift in 2006 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Tadashi Kobayashi, Nobuo Tsuji, and Takeshi Yamakawa, Jakuchu, Shohaku, Rosetsu: Suibokubijutsu, 14 (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1973), 205.

Nobuo Tsuji, Money L. Hickman, and Motoaki Kono, Jakuchu, Shohaku: nihon nijutsu kaiga zenshu, Shoban, 23 (Tokyo: Shueisha, 1977), 123, seal #9, 10.

Money L. Hickman and Sato Yasuhiro, The Paintings of Jakuchu, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1989).

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 42.

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.