Asian Art
Calligrapher: Kameda Bōsai, Japanese, 1752–1826

Calligraphy: One of a pair of screens; Drunken Scholar, Old Man Hōsai

1823

Six-panel folding screen: ink on paper, tarnished silver mounting

66 15/16 × 147 5/8 in. (170 × 375 cm)
Gift of Alex Kerr, B.A. 1974
2016.87.14.1
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.