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Noro Kaiseki

Asian Art

MEDIUM Hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES early 19th century
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS Image: 50 x 19 1/2 in. (127 x 49.5 cm) 81 1/2 x 26 in. (207 x 66 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Waibai Tojin and two seals
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscription describes the scene, with references to high peaks, frost, empty blue forest, sad cry of crow, loneliness, etc.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard Dickes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Noro Kaiseki (Japanese, 1747-1828). Landscape, early 19th century. Hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk, Image: 50 x 19 1/2 in. (127 x 49.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard Dickes, 84.134.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.134.1_IMLS_SL2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 84.134.1_IMLS_SL2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tall trees in the foreground dotted with tiny, red autumn leaves. A kiosk is left of center partially hidden by trees. Across the river beyond the kiosk a tall waterfall slices through an abrupt precipice with rugged hills rising steeply at the upper right. Four line poem by poet at upper left. Purple brocade mounting, ivory roller ends. Wood storage box.
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