Asian Art
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Artist: Itoh Shinsui, Japanese, 1898–1972

The Lion Dance

ca. 1950

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

without mounting: 19 7/16 × 22 3/8 in. (49.3 × 56.8 cm)
with mounting: 60 × 29 in. (152.4 × 73.6 cm)
with rollers: 31 5/16 in. (79.6 cm)
The Henry Pearson, M.F.A. 1938, Collection, Gift of Dr. Lawrence Dubin, B.S. 1955, M.D. 1958, and Mrs. Regina Dubin
2002.27.4
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Henry Charles Pearson (1914–2006) Collection, New York; Dr. Lawrence Dubin (1934–2018) and Regina Dubin Collection, New York; gift in 2002 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 162, 379–80, pl. 145.

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 41.

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