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Loan Object
Artist: Yashima Gakutei, Japanese, ca. 1786–ca. 1855

Ōta Dōkan, from the series Six Immortal Samurai Poets (Buke Rokkasen)

ca. 1827

Surimono, shikishi-ban; polychrome woodblock prints with gold and silver pigment and heavy 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
ILE2017.30.45
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Collection of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian.

Bibliography: 

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), 61–69, no. 12, 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.