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Asian Art

Hina Byobu: Children at Play

17th century

A single six-panel folding screen, ink, color, gold paint on paper with gold fragments.

14 3/16 × 38 3/16 in. (36 × 97 cm)
other (each panel): 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Gift of Rosemarie and Leighton R. Longhi, B.A. 1967
2009.72.3
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Diplomat in Washington D.C. 1970's; Leighton R. Longhi, and Rosemarie Longhi, New York; gift in 2009 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 150.

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