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Landscape Scene with Retreat

Tani Buncho

Asian Art

MEDIUM Hanging scroll, ink with color on paper
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 1795
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS Image: 43 1/16 x 11 3/8 in. (109.4 x 28.9 cm) 76 3/8 x 18 in. (194 x 45.7 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscription has title and date: "Lonely Pavilion in Cold Forest, painted at the Shazan Ro, 1795"
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Bernice and Robert Dickes
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Inscription in upper right corner. Mounted on gold-colored silk, this painting depicts a landscape scene in which a man, in lower portion, stands near a shrine. The painting is done in black ink with washes of red to emphasize the area where the man is standing.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Tani Buncho (Japanese, 1763–1840). Landscape Scene with Retreat, 1795. Hanging scroll, ink with color on paper, Image: 43 1/16 x 11 3/8 in. (109.4 x 28.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Bernice and Robert Dickes, 69.80 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 69.80_bw_IMLS.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 69.80_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/17/1969
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