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Hanging Scroll Painting, Landscape


Asian Art

MEDIUM Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES early 16th century
    PERIOD Muromachi Period
    DIMENSIONS Image: 32 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (81.9 x 34 cm) 65 1/2 x 18 in. (166.4 x 45.7 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Seal of "Sugetsu who went to China" on painting. Collector's inscription on box: "Autumn Landscape by Sugetsu"
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Harold G. Henderson in memory of Professor Harold G. Henderson
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Sugetsu (Japanese, died ca. 1510). Hanging Scroll Painting, Landscape, early 16th century. Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper, Image: 32 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (81.9 x 34 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Harold G. Henderson in memory of Professor Harold G. Henderson, 74.201.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.201.1_bw_IMLS.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 74.201.1_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Three boats by the reed-grown shore of a mountain lake; a mansion beyond the shore at left surmounted by a huge outcropping of rock with a pine tree growing horizontally toward center; distant peaks and moon above; light brown brocade mounting; ivory roller ends. Artist's seal: lower left. Condition: Good. Horizontal ridges caused by Buckling. Minor worm damage to upper part of mounting. In wood storage box.
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