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Fragments of Calligraphy and 55 Small Paintings

latter half of 8th–19th century

Six-panel folding screen: ink and color on paper, gold paper mounting

53 15/16 x 126 3/4 in. (137 x 322 cm)
Gift of Alex Kerr, B.A. 1974
2016.87.9
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Nara to Edo period (710–1868)
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.