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Asian Art

Shikishi, Tanzaku and Fan-shaped Kaishi (NOT KAISHI)

ca. 1650–1750

Six-panel folding screen: ink on paper, mounted on white paper with gold edgeing

66 15/16 × 150 13/16 in. (170 × 383 cm)
Gift of Alex Kerr, B.A. 1974
2016.87.10
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Alex Kerr Collection, Kyoto, Japan purchase from Kyoto auction houses and art dealers since the 1970s; gift in 2016 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.