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Asian Art
Artist: Shibata Zeshin, Japanese, 1807–1891

Votive plaque (ema) of a horse

1882 (year of the horse)

Surimono, horizontal ō-ban (trimmed); polychrome woodblock print

sheet: 7 1/2 × 17 3/8 in. (19 × 44.2 cm)
Gift of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970
2018.116.1
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Joan B. Mirviss, New York; purchased by Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, Koenigstein im Taunus, Germany; gifted in 2017 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.