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Asian Art

Scene from an unidentified Tale

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
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

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

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.