Asian Art
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849

Boy Climbing Up Tree to Catch a Dragon Fly

18th–19th century

Brush and ink on paper

Unframed: 23 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (59.3 x 26.3 cm.) Framed: 40 x 15 in. (101.6 x 38 cm.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1938.247
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Yamanaka & Co., Inc., 680 Fifth Ave, NY

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