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Asian Art
Calligrapher: Shaku Dōhon, Japanese, 1765–1858

Without Anything (Buji)

1841

Hanging scroll: ink on paper

with mounting: 87 × 53 1/8 in. (221 × 135 cm)
without mounting: 74 13/16 × 46 1/4 in. (190 × 117.5 cm)
Gift of Alex Kerr, B.A. 1974
2016.87.19
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
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.