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Asian Art
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Artist: Kan Makiko, Japanese, born 1933

Ballad: Dream

1998

Hanging scroll, ink on paper and on silk mounting, with pseudo ivory rollers

without mounting: 13 5/8 × 17 3/16 in. (34.608 × 43.656 cm) with mounting: 50 1/2 × 23 1/2 in. (128.27 × 59.69 cm) with rollers: 25 3/4 in. (65.405 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2009.71.4a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Heisei era (1989–2019)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Joan B. Mirviss, Japanese Fine Art, NY; purchased by The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn. and New York; gift in 2009 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Calligraphy at Yale: From Sutra to the Avant-Garde,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 96, fig. 15.

Ryuin, sumi, iro: Kan Makiko ten, exh. cat. (Tokyo: Aimekkusu Fain Ato, 1999), 58–59, no. 38.

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 152–53, ill.

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