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Description The characters mean, "Happiness is a long life of fortune and upright character." Such a saying is Chinese Confucian in character, and Beian has written it in ancient Chinese clerical script.
Date Description Narrative
12/01/1993Examinationexamined for exhibition
6/01/1996Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Mami Yasukochi, Tokyo; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1990, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Signature] Beian Sangai; [Seal] Two seals below signature: Ichikawa Sangai-in and Ekito-jin; [Seal] In upper right: Beian; [Translation] Happiness is a long life of fortune and upright character
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald Fund, 1990

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mid 19th century (Edo)
ink on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 76 3/16 x W: 17 5/16 in. (193.5 x 44 cm); Rod L: 20 1/16 in. (51 cm); Image H: 12 5/16 x W: 51 1/4 in. (31.2 x 130.2 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
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