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Autumn Landscape
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Autumn Landscape

Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description For Chikuto, as for the Chinese masters he was trying to emulate, brushwork was the most important element in painting. Each stroke was not merely a leaf or the face of a rock but a gesture that was thought to define the artist's character.
Date Description Narrative
9/19/1995Treatmentexamined for exhibition; other
9/01/1998Examinationexamined for condition
1/08/2002Examinationexamined for exhibition
Provenance Ishinosuke Mizutani, Oriental Art Sekisen, Kyoto [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Date] 1834
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald Fund, 1986

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1834 (late Edo)
ink and color on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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Image H: 51 7/8 x W: 18 1/4 in. (131.8 x 46.3 cm); Overall H: 81 3/4 x W: 25 1/2 in. (207.6 x 64.8 cm); W of scroll without knobs: 23 1/4 in. (59 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
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