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Artist: Mokuan Shōtō, Chinese, 1611–1684

“A Plum Flower Scent Hits My Nose”

3rd quafter 17th century

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

without mounting: 52 3/8 × 14 3/8 in. (133 × 36.5 cm) with mounting: 75 3/16 in. (191 cm) with rollers: 17 5/16 in. (44 cm)
Purchased with an anonymous gift
2012.75.1
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Tessaido, Kyoto, Japan; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. purchase in 2012.

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