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Hunters (Karyûdo)

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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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1939, exhibited at the 3rd Shin Bunten and acquired from the artist by Hosokawa Rikizô; immediately after World War II, acquired by the Meguro Gajoen Museum; 2003, acquired by Kagedo Japanese Art, Seattle, WA; 2007, sold by Kagedo Japanese Art to the Museum.

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

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1939


Unframed: 249.68 x 190.75 cm (98 5/16 x 75 1/8 in.) Framed: 278.1 x 219.39 cm (109 1/2 x 86 3/8 in.) Unglazed.

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Medium or Technique

Panel; ink , color, and metallic pigments on paper