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Monkeys on Rocks and Trees

Artist:
Attributed to Sesson Shūkei (ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Two-panel folding screen; ink on paper
Dimensions:
59 1/4 x 66 7/16 in. (150.5 x 168.8 cm)
Classification:
Screens
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.496
Not on view
Signature: Sesson
Seal: Sesson (vase-shaped)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Enlightening Pursuits," February 28, 2001–August 5, 2001.

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