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Asian Art

Scene possibly from the Tale of Ise, Chapter 3 Hijikimo.

ca. 1800

Ink, color and gold leaf on paper

without mounting: 8 11/16 × 6 7/16 in. (22 × 16.3 cm)
Katharine Ordway Collection
1980.12.37a
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Alice Spalding Bowen (1890–1991), Oriental Art, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii; sold to Katharine Ordway (1899–1979), Weston, Conn.; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1980

Bibliography: 

Lesley K. Baier, The Katharine Ordway Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 114, no. 102.

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