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Miscellaneous Paintings and Calligraphy for the Third Year of the Bunsei Era

Artist:
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763–1840)
Artist:
Watanabe Kazan (Japanese, 1793–1841)
Artist:
Sakai Hōitsu (Japanese, 1761–1828)
Artist:
sixty-six others (Japanese)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1820
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 31 3/8 x 23 3/8 in. (79.7 x 59.4 cm) Overall with mounting: 64 5/8 x 25 3/4 in. (164.1 x 65.4 cm) Overall with knobs: 64 5/8 x 28 1/8 in. (164.1 x 71.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.133
Not on view
A playful sampling of works by Edo's leading early nineteenth-century artists and literati is arranged here into irregular "paving stones." The many auspicious motifs and spring-themed poems suggest that this collection was made at the lunar New Year.
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