Loan Object
Artist: Watanabe Kazan, Japanese, 1793–1841

Japanese Chin dog in a purple cloak, playing with a silk-thread ball

Probably 1826 (year of the dog)

Surimono, shikishi-ban; polychrome woodblock print with gold and gaufrage

sheet: 6 11/16 × 7 3/16 in. (17 × 18.3 cm)
Promised gift of Virginia Shawan Drosten and Patrick Kenadjian, B.A. 1970
ILE2017.30.228
Geography: 
Japan
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, 2013 (on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017–present)

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.