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Loan Object
Artist: Kubo Shunman, Japanese, 1757–1820

Of Three Pieces [Peacock] (Mi hira no uchi)

probably 1813 (Year of the Rooster)

Surimono, shikishi-ban; polychrome woodblock print with light gauffrage

sheet: 8 1/4 × 7 5/16 in. (21 × 18.5 cm)
Promised gift of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970
ILE2017.30.31
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Joan B. Mirviss (dealer), New York; sold to Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, Koenigstein im Taunus, Germany, 2008 (on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017—present)

Bibliography: 

Edo no Surimono: Ikijintachi no Okurimono, exh. cat. (Chiba, Japan: Chiba-shi Bijutsukan (Chiba Art Museum), 1997), 46, 161, no. 56, ill.

Sadako Ohki and Adam Haliburton, The Private World of Surimono: Japanese Prints from the Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2020), 183–85, no. 49, 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.