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Portrait of Lady

Artist:
Attributed to Kano Tambi (Japanese, 1840–1893)
Artist:
In the Style of Li Gonglin (Chinese, ca. 1041–1106)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
31 x 15 in. (78.7 x 38.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.477
Not on view
Inscription: Her hairpin is awry her hair disheveled;
She is not what she seems (more literally, her mouth says 'yes', her heart is not so)
And where you cannot see
There is no fish in the basket.

Signed by the bhikshu Qingyu (or Shoyoku according to Japanese pronunciation).

Marking: Seal: Tambi
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