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The MacArthur Screens

Signed

Shôwa 23 shichigatsu sanjûnichi; Matsugaki Tsuruo ga

Marks

Tsuru

Provenance

1947, commissioned from the artist by Lt. Col. Alvin Grauer (b. 1906 – d. 1996); sold by Alvin Grauer to Stanley J. Love (d. 1994), New York; 1991, sold by Stanley J. Love to his son; September 12, 2012, Japanese and Korean Art sale (consigned by the son of Stanley J. Love), Bonhams, New York, lot 3107, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1947

Dimensions

Image: 44.5 x 124.5 cm (17 1/2 x 49 in.)

Accession Number

2012.740.2

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings