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Poem by Onakatomi Yoshinobu with Underpainting of Hollyhocks

Calligraphy by Shōkadō Shōjō
(Japanese, 1584?–1639)

Artist: Underpainting attributed to Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, died ca. 1640)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: early 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Poem card (shikishi) mounted as a hanging scroll; ink, gold, and silver on colored paper
Dimensions: Image: 7 15/16 x 6 15/16 in. (20.2 x 17.6 cm) Overall with mounting: 53 1/4 x 20 5/8 in. (135.3 x 52.4 cm) Overall with knobs: 53 1/4 x 23 in. (135.3 x 58.4 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Purchase, Mrs. Jackson Burke Gift, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.407.1

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