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

Eight Drunken Immortals (Inchū Hassen)

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
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.