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Asian Art

Study after the Hikone Screen depicting a Courtesan with a Dog

18th century

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

without mounting: 9 7/8 × 28 3/8 in. (25.1 × 72 cm)
with mounting: 63 1/2 × 14 9/16 in. (161.29 × 37 cm)
with rollers: 16 13/16 in. (42.7 cm)
Gift of J. Watson Webb, B.A. 1907, and Electra Havemeyer Webb
1940.175
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

James Watson Webb II (1884–1960) and Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888–1960), New York; gift in 1940 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kabuku bi no sekai: e wa kataru itan to kyoraku no ukiyo, exh. cat. (Nagoya, Japan: Tokugawa Art Museum, 1997), 89–92, 135, no. 26, ill.

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.