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Nogaku zue
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Nogaku zue


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Yokihi (Yang Kuei-fei in Chinese) was the favorite concubine of the Chinese emperor Hsüan-tsung. After her tragic death, the grief-stricken emperor asked a Taoist magician to search for her in the afterworld. Kogyo's print depicts the scene in which the magician, having found Yokihi in the land of the immortals, receives a jeweled hairpin as a memento for the emperor.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1989, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Kogyo
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., 1989

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Period
1898 (Meiji)
Medium
pigments on mulberry paper
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.242
Measurements
H: 9 13/16 x W: 14 5/8 in. (25 x 37.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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