Asian Art
Artist, school of: Kano Motonobu, Japanese, 1476–1559

Water Bird on Sand near Reeds and Mallow

latter half of 16th century

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, ivory rollers

without mounting: 13 3/8 x 24 15/16 in. (33.9 x 63.4 cm) with mounting: 50 x 30 9/16 in. (127 x 77.7 cm) with rollers: 32 9/16 in. (82.7 cm)
Gift of J. Watson Webb, B.A. 1907, and Electra Havemeyer Webb
1940.172
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Muromachi period (1336–1573)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Mary Griggs Burke and Jackson Burke, Nyu Yoku Baku Korekushon, Baku Faundeshon kaiga chokoku (Tokyo: Kobunkazai Kagaku Kenkyukai, 1992), 48–49.

Nobuo Tsuji, Sengoku jidai Kano-ha no kenkyu: Kano Motonobu o chushin to shite (Tokyo: Yoshikawa Kobunkan, 1994).

Bunkazai Hozon Shufuku Gakkai, ed., Pari Kokuritsu Gime Toyo Bijutsukan, kaiga (Tokyo: Bunkazai Hozon Shufuku Gakkai, 1996), 59, 144.

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.