User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers

Start collecting

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Shôshô hakkei zu byôbu

Japanese, Muromachi period, first half of the 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 6, pg. 112: no. 41 (2)

Dimensions

158 x 365.4cm (62 3/16 x 143 7/8in.)

Accession Number

11.4150

Medium or Technique

One of a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, light color, and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings