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Asian Art
Calligrapher: Totoki Baigai, Japanese, 1749–1804

A Letter by Totoki Baigai

late 18h century

Hanging scroll: ink on paper

without mounting: 6 7/16 × 22 7/16 in. (16.3 × 57 cm)
with mounting: 36 × 23 7/8 in. (91.5 × 60.7 cm)
with rollers: 26 1/8 in. (66.3 cm)
Gift of Stephen Addiss and Audrey Seo in Honor of Dr. Sadako Ohki
2016.136.3
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

The collector purchased it recently (ca. 2010) in Kyoto; no specific year is noted.

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.