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Asian Art
Artist, attributed to: Sakugen Shuryo, Japanese, 1501–1579

Poem in Chinese (Kanshi)

ca. 1540–49

Hanging scroll: ink on paper; with ivory rollers

without mounting: 16 3/4 × 25 1/2 in. (42.5 × 64.8 cm)
with mounting: 50 × 28 1/2 in. (127 × 72.4 cm)
Denise and George Hopper Fitch, B.A. 1932 Fund and Fred Olsen Fund
1968.14
Geography: 
Kyoto, Japan
Culture: 
Japanese, Kyoto
Period: 
Muromachi period (1336–1573)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Mayuyama and Co., Tokyo, 1968; purchased in 1968 by 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), 51, no. 78, ill.

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