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Artist: Suda Kokuta, Japanese, 1906–1990

Death Poem of Daitō Kokushi

1986

Hanging scroll, ink on paper

without mounting: 35 7/16 × 22 13/16 in. (90 × 57.9 cm)
with rollers: 69 7/8 × 26 15/16 in. (177.5 × 68.4 cm)
Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles, B.A. 1966
2012.146.1a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

The work was at the Shibunkaku Art and Book Dealer in Kyoto before Mr. & Mrs. Cowles purchased it in 2012.

Bibliography: 

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Calligraphy at Yale: From Sutra to the Avant-Garde,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 95, fig. 14.

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.