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Asian Art
Artist: Soga Shōhaku, Japanese, 1730–1781

Waterfall in a Landscape

18th century

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

without mounting: 51 3/16 × 20 1/2 in. (130 × 52 cm)
with mounting: 81 × 27 9/16 in. (205.7 × 70 cm)
with rollers: 82 × 30 in. (208.3 × 76.2 cm)
Purchased with a bequest from Dr. Kenneth A. Housholder, B.Arch. 1947, and with the Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
2006.131.7
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Shibunkaku, Kyoto, through June 17, 2005 (the date of the Bunkacho export paper for a set of six paintings of which this is one); Leighton R. Longhi, New York; purchased in 2006 by the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

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

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