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Fair Wind (Junpû)

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In the first decades of the twentieth century the grand halls of the government-sponsored Ministry of Education exhibitions displayed a new type of Japanese painting (Nihonga). Preserving the ink and mineral pigments of traditional works, these paintings were monumental in scale, responding to...

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Provenance

1933, exhibited at the 14th Teiten. Fall 2003, acquired from Private Collection, Tokyo by Kagedo Japanese Art; 2007, sold by Kagedo Japanese Art to the Museum. (Accession date: December 12, 2007)

Credit Line

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

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1933

Dimensions

241.6 x 191.5 cm (95 1/8 x 75 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2007.813

Medium or Technique

Panel; ink, color, and mica on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings