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Puppies under a Maple Branch
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Puppies under a Maple Branch

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Description This hanging scroll depicts five puppies playing beneath an autumn maple branch. When he painted this autumn scene, Nagasawa Rosetsu, the son of a warrior, had become adept at the free brushwork and playful compositions for which he is renowned.
Date Description Narrative
4/11/1989Treatmentstabilized; mounted; loss compensation
6/16/1999Examinationexamined for condition
7/17/2002Examinationexamined for exhibition.
  • Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Rosetsu sha; [Translation] Painted by Rosetsu; [Seal] Nagasawa gyo
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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ca. 1790 (Edo)
ink and pigment on silk mounted on paper and brocade
(Painting & Drawing)
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H of image: 42 1/2 × W: 14 1/4 in. (107.95 × 36.2 cm); H with border: 48 1/4 × W: 18 3/4 in. (122.56 × 47.63 cm); H with support: 71 1/8 × W: 18 3/4 in. (180.66 × 47.63 cm)
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