Asian Art
Calligrapher: Rai San’yō, Japanese, 1781–1832

Red Cliff Odes

ca. 1825

Four-panel folding screen: ink on paper

70 1/16 x 141 3/4 in. (178 x 360 cm)
Gift of Alex Kerr, B.A. 1974
2016.87.16.2
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. The work was in the collection of the famous Manno Art Museum.

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.