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Orchids (Ran)

Provenance

1933, exhibited at the 14th Teiten and acquired from the artist by Hosokawa Rikizô; immediately after World War II, acquired by the Meguro Gajoen Museum; 2003, acquired from the Meguro Gajoen Museum by Kagedo Japanese Art, Seattle, WA; 2007, sold by Kagedo Japanese Art to the Museum

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1933

Dimensions

Overall: 189.9 x 194.3 cm (74 3/4 x 76 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.799

Medium or Technique

Two-panel folding screen; ink , color, gold, silver, and mica on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings