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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.19
People
Soga Shōhaku, Japanese (Ise 1730 - 1781 Kyoto)
Title
Branch of Blossoming Plum
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
hanging scroll, painting
Date
Mid Edo period, circa 1770
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/202491
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions
H. 35.5 x W. 48.3 cm (14 x 19 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Soga
  • seal: red, square, intaglio artist's seal following signature: Jasokuken Shōhaku
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.19
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John M. Rosenfield, The Japanese Courtier: Painting, Calligraphy, and Poetry from the Fogg Art Museum, the Philip Hofer Collection (With a Complementary Selection of Lacquers and Other Arts of Japan from the Collection of F. Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr.), exh. cat., Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Santa Barbara, CA, 1980), Cat. No. 27 / p. 42

Exhibition History

Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/03/1995 - 06/09/1996

Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/2012 - 06/01/2013

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