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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Kanō Naganobu, Japanese, 1775–1828

Takimi no Kannon: Bodhisattva of Mercy at Waterfall

between 1816 and 1828

Hanging scroll, gold on deep indigo silk; with ivory rollers

without mounting: 34 3/16 × 11 5/16 in. (86.8 × 28.7 cm)
with mounting: 67 × 12 11/16 in. (170.2 × 32.2 cm)
with rollers: 14 3/4 in. (37.4 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Doolittle in memory of Helen Wells Seymour
1954.12.12
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Laura Seymour Doolittle (1873 - 1957) gift in 1954, New Haven, Conn.; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Yumin Li, Guan yin te zhan, exh. cat. (Taibei, Taiwan: Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan, 2000).

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.