Asian Art
Artist: Sakai Hoitsu, Japanese, 1761–1828

Peonies and Butterflies

early 19th century

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; with ivory rollers

without mounting: 53 15/16 x 26 3/8 in. (137 x 67 cm)
Gift of J. Watson Webb, B.A. 1907, and Electra Havemeyer Webb
1940.171
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

See file.

Bibliography: 

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 33, fig. 3.

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