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Kozuka with a Scholar's Hut
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Kozuka with a Scholar's Hut


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Description This composition is oriented vertically, with a stream at the bottom (away from the blade). A scholar sits in a hut. Behind the hut is a pine tree and a mountain landscape. A full moon can be seen behind clouds near the mountains. A scholar in the mountains is a common trope in Chinese painting that was adopted in Japanese painting, as well.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] 染谷知信; [Translation] Someya Tomonobu
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1st half 19th century (late Edo)
Medium
shibuichi
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.660
Measurements
3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm) (l.)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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