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Poet on a Donkey

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Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th–19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 6, pg. 107: no. 2

Dimensions

59.5 x 32.0 cm (23 7/16 x 12 5/8 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4161

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

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Asia

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