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Bamboo and Poppies

Photo: Paul Macapia

Bamboo and Poppies

early 17th century

Kano Shigenobu

Japanese, active 1st half of 17th century

Pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold on paper
62 1/8 x 140 1/4in. (157.8 x 356.2cm)
Margaret E. Fuller Purchase Fund
61.79.2
Photo: Paul Macapia
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Luminous: The Art of Asia", October 13, 2011 - January 8, 2012

Tokyo, Japan, Suntory Museum of Art, "Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art From the Seattle Art Museum", July 25 - September 6, 2009; Tour Schedule: Kobe City Museum, September 19 - December 6, 2009; Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, December 23, 2009 - February 28, 2010; MOA Museum of Art, March 13 - May 9, 2010; Fukuoka Art Museum, May 23 - July 19, 2010

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum", November 1, 1998 - March 1, 1999

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Flights of Fancy: Natural and Supernatural Images In Japanese Art", December 9, 1998 - August 1, 1999

Los Angeles, California, UCLA Art Council and the Frederick S. Wight Gallery, "Birds, Beasts, Blossoms and Bugs, the Nature of Japan", March 30 - May 23, 1976 (03/30/1976 - 05/23/1976)

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "A Thousand Cranes: Treasures of Japanese Art", February 5 - July 12, 1987 (2/05/1987 - 7/12/1987

Shizuoka City, Japan, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, "Great Masters of the Kano School", April 22 - May 21, 1989. (04/12/1989 - 05/21/1989)
Published ReferencesKOKKA, Dec. 1940, no. 601

"Oriental Art Recently Acquired by American Museums," in Archives of Chinese Art Society, XVI, 1962, p. 113, fig. 34

Mayuyama, Junkichi, "Japanese Art in the West," (1966), no. 220

Seattle Art Museum, Christmas card, 1968 (wrong date)

Dr. Shimada, "Japanese Painting in the West," (1969), ill. #30

Mayuyama, Junkichi. "Mayuyama, Seventy Years," (1976) vol. II, p. 224, pl. 428

Stern, Harold P. UCLA Art Council and the Frederick S. Wight Gallery, Los Angeles (1976) cat. "Birds, Beasts, Blossoms, and Bugs. The Nature of Japan." no. 32, pp. 80-81

Guth, Christine M. E. "Varied Trees: An I'nen Seal Screen in the Freer Gallery of Art," in Archives of Asian Art, Vol. 39 (1986), pp. 48-61, p. 55, fig. 9

Kawai, Masatomo, Yasuhiro Nishioka, Yukiko Sirahara, editors, "Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art From the Seattle Art Museum", 2009, The Yomiuri Shimbun, catalogue number 43



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