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Artist, circle of: Kano Mitsunobu, Japanese, 1561/65–1608

The Twenty-Four Paragons of Filial Piety

ca. early 17th century

Pair of six-panel folding screens: ink, color, gold, and silver pigments, and gold foil on paper

unframed: 59 13/16 × 143 5/16 in. (152 × 364 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2002.84.1.2
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Late Momoyama period (1573–1615) to early Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

An old family collection in Kyushu, Japan; Leighton R. Longhi, New York

Bibliography: 

Muromachi jidai suibokuga no keifu: Kao, Sesshu, Motonobu, exh. cat. (Tokyo: Nezu Bijutsukan, 1992), 96, pl. 75.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 154–55, 378, pl. 140.

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 42.

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.