Asian Art
Artist: Kano Nagayoshi, Japanese, 1739–1769

Four Herons on a Snowy Mountain

1750s–69

Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk

(with bone or horn rollers)

without mounting: 37 5/8 x 14 1/16 in. (95.6 x 35.7 cm) with mounting: 51 3/16 x 21 7/16 in. (130 x 54.5 cm)
Gift of J. Watson Webb, B.A. 1907, and Electra Havemeyer Webb
1940.174
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Saburosuk Okada, Rinpu Sasagawa, and Yoneame Lizuka, eds., Nihonga taisei, 36 vols. (Tokyo: Toho Shoin, 1931–34), vol. 7, image 66; vol. 15, image 11–12.

Araki Tadashi, ed., Dai Nihon shoga meika taikan, 4 vols. (Tokyo: Daiichi Shobo, 1975).

Kyoto Bunka Hakubutsukan, ed., Kinsei Kyoto no Kano-ha ten, exh. cat. (Kyoto: Kyoto Bunka Hakubutsukan, 2004), 67.

Shizuoka Kenritsu Bijutsukan, ed., Jakuchu to Kyo no gakatachi, exh. cat. (Shizuoka-shi, Japan: Shizuoka Kenritsu Bijutsukan, 2005), 44–45.

Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan, ed., Puraisu Korekushon: Jakuchu to Edo kaiga, exh. cat. (Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha, 2006), 134–36, 175.

Shokokuji Jotenkaku Bijutsukan, ed., Jakuchu ten: Kaiki Ashikaga Yoshimitsu 600-nenki kinen, exh. cat. (Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha, 2007), 29, 48, 49.

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