Calligraphy Artist: Satake Kaikai (Japanese, 1738–1790)

Medium

Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on paper

Dimensions

without mounting (each): 41 1/8 × 11 1/4 in. (104.5 × 28.5 cm)
with mounting: 65 3/4 in. (167 cm)
with rollers: 16 15/16 in. (43 cm)

Credit Line

Purchased with an anonymous gift

Accession Number

2012.74.1a-b

Geography
Culture
Period

Edo period (1615–1868)

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Yamazoe Tenkodo, Kyoto, Japan; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. purchase in 2012.
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Object/Work type

calligraphy, hanging scrolls

Inscriptions

Right (from the viewer):\r\n"Spring colors of the Brocade River (could refer to the Jin jiang in jiangxi province in China) has come to heaven and earth. Floating clouds over the jade bank changes from the ancient to present."\r\nLeft:\r\n"Mountain rivers through four fields passed distant colors (?). Mallet pounding sound from one thousand houses moves the voices of autumn."\r\n錦江春色来天地\r\n玉壘浮雲變古今\r\n\r\n四野山河通遠色\r\n千家砧杵動秋聲\r\n

Signed

Kaikai Shumin sho (written by Kaikai, the Wine Person). Sealed "Sa Teikichi in" & "???shu sen?"
佐竹噲々
噲々酒民書 佐貞吉印 ???酒??

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