Asian Art
Artist: Ōbaku Kōsen, Chinese, active Japan, 1633–1695

Wisteria Staff and Hossu Whisk

ca. 1690

Hanging scroll: ink on paper

with mounting: 70 7/8 x 11 in. (180 x 28 cm) without mounting: 41 15/16 x 9 13/16 in. (106.5 x 25 cm)
Gift of Alex Kerr, B.A. 1974
2016.87.6
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Alex Kerr collection, Kyoto, Japan. Purchased from Kyoto auction houses and art dealers since the 1970s.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.