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Asian Art
Artist: Kano Tan’yu, Japanese, 1602–1674

Cloudy Mountains

17th century

Hanging scroll: ink on paper, ivory rollers

unframed: 12 3/8 × 13 7/8 in. (31.5 × 35.3 cm)
framed: 44 7/16 × 18 3/4 in. (112.8 × 47.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.18
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Tsuchiya Collection; Matsudaira Collection; sold through Yamanaka & Co., Kyoto; Asia Institute, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955) New York; gift in 1951 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), no. 447.

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.