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

Boy Climbing Up a Tree to Catch a Dragonfly

18th–19th century

Brush and ink on paper

Unframed: 23 3/8 × 10 3/8 in. (59.3 × 26.3 cm.) Framed: 40 × 15 in. (101.6 × 38 cm.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1938.247
伝 葛飾北斎 蜻蛉を追う樹上の子供 紙本墨書 江戸時代
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Yamanaka & Co., Inc., New York; purchased in 1938 by Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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