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Fans of the Twelve Months
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Fans of the Twelve Months

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In the Rimpa school of Japanese painting, decoratively arranged fans were a common subject. Hoshuku added individual twists to a formula perfected by Hoitsu (1761-1828), an artist four generations behind him in a lineage of master and pupil. One of a pair with 35.150.
Date Description Narrative
7/16/2003Examinationexamined for exhibition
1/07/2009Examinationexamined for exhibition
1/06/2010Examinationexamined for condition
  • Japanese Cloisonne Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Mami Yasukochi, Tokyo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Date] early summer of Meiji year 40; [Signature] On right scroll: Hoshuku; [Seal] On right scroll: Koreitsu
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald Fund, 1990

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1907 (Meiji)
ink and colors on silk
(Painting & Drawing)
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Painting H: 46 x W: 19 1/4 in. (116.8 x 48.9 cm); Mounting H: 80 x W: 24 3/4 in. (203.2 x 62.87 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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