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Asian Art
Artist, attributed to: Ikeda Koson, Japanese, 1801–1866

Thirty-Six Immortal Poets

mid-19th century

Hanging scroll: ink and color on paper

without mounting: 35 7/16 × 12 1/8 in. (90 × 30.8 cm)
with mounting: 70 7/8 × 16 9/16 in. (180 × 42 cm)
with rollers: 18 3/4 in. (47.7 cm)
Gift of Rosemarie and Leighton R. Longhi, B.A. 1967, in memory of classmates from Hotchkiss 1963 and Yale 1967
2006.210.12a-b
Geography: 
Japan
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: 

Poets and Poetry, exh. cat. (New York: Asia Society Museum, 1987).

Tadashi Kobayashi, Rinpa, 4 vols. (Kyoto: Shikosha, 1990), vol. 4.

Christine Guth Kanda, Asobi: Play in the Arts of Japan, exh. cat. (Katonah, N.Y.: Katonah Museum of Art, 1992), 61, pl. 15.

Sadako Ohki, “What Makes Japanese Painting Japanese,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 34–35, 79, ill. frontispiece.

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.