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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Takeuchi Seiho, 1864–1942

Head of a Lion

ca. 1901

Hanging scroll; ink and taisha (oxidized iron mineral pigment in sepia color) on silk; with ivory rollers

without mounting: 48 3/16 x 19 5/8 in. (122.4 x 49.8 cm) with mounting: 78 3/4 x 26 1/16 in. (200.025 x 66.2 cm) with rollers: 28 1/2 in. (72.39 cm)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2003.105.1
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Amherst College collection, gift of George H. Hamilton; The Robert O. Muller Collection (Purchased at Parke-Bernet 1984, NYC)

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