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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.91
Title
Aizen Myoo
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
hanging scroll, painting
Date
13th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Kamakura period, 1185-1333
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 118.4 × W. 58.9 cm (46 5/8 × 23 3/16 in.)
overall mounting, including roller ends and suspension cord: H. 213.4 × W. 84.5 cm (84 × 33 1/4 in.)
Provenance
Mutō Sanji (1867-1934), Tokyo (by 1924), sold; to Morita Echizan, Osaka (1924 to unknown). Kanda Yoshio, Osaka, (by 2011), sold; to The London Gallery, Tokyo, (2011-2019), sold; Harvard Art Museums, 2019.

NB: Kanda Yoshio, son-in-law of Morita Echizan.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art and the Richard Norton Memorial Fund
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.91
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Prince Shōtoku: The Secrets Within, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/25/2019 - 08/11/2019

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