Asian Art
Calligrapher: Kitamuki Unchiku, Japanese, 1632–1703

A Letter by Kitamuki Unchiku

1670–1700

Hanging scroll: ink on paper

without mounting: 10 1/4 × 15 3/4 in. (26.1 × 40 cm) with mounting: 39 3/8 × 17 in. (100.05 × 43.2 cm) with rollers: 19 in. (48.3 cm)
Gift of Stephen Addiss and Audrey Seo in honor of Dr. Sadako Ohki
2016.136.1a-b
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Before the Addiss collection, it was at Arimura Shoundo, Osaka, through 1976.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.