Asian Art
Artist, attributed to: Kenko Shokei, Japanese, active ca. 1478–1506

Hermit in a Spring Landscape

late 15th–early 16th century

Hanging scroll, ink on paper, ivory rollers

without mounting: 10 1/8 x 24 5/8 in. (25.7 x 62.5 cm)
Oriental Art Purchase Fund
1985.63.1
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Muromachi period (1336–1573)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex collection, Hitotsubashi; Branch of the Tokugawa Family. Authenticated by Mr. [Kano?] Isen'in Hogen (?), 1928 (?)
Sotheby's, NY, Lot #1, December 9, 1980

Bibliography: 

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 38.

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