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Asian Art
Artist: Rinpa School, Japanese

Taoist Immortal (?) Riding Tortoise on Waves

late 18th–19th century

Ink and color on gold paper

8 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (21.9 × 16.5 cm)
Katharine Ordway Collection
1980.12.73
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

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), 116, no. 114.

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