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Results for Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Check for portfolio Record Title Artist Physical Description Artist Life Dates Century Object Creation Date Accession Number Medium and Support Credit Line
Full Record: x-1959-sl-1.109/1959_1.109.JPG

Mountain Landscape

Wen Zhengming (Wen Cheng-ming)

A landscape of mountains depicted from the gaoyuan (high distance) perspective (looking up toward the top of the mountain from the bottom).

1470 - 1559

16th century

circa 1517

1959/1.109

ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.141/1960_2.141.JPG

Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Goyû: Women Soliciting Travelers

Andô Hiroshige

In the main street of Goyu village at nightfall, female touts aggressively solicit travelers by dragging them into the tea-house on the right, where one is already resting. The large circle on the wall bears the sign of the publisher of the series, Take-no-Uchi, which was omitted in later issues. On the sign-boards inside are given the names of the engraver, Firobei; the printer, Heibei; and the artist, Ichiryusai.

1797-1858

19th century

1833-1834

1960/2.141

color woodblock print on paper, ôban yoko-e size

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.142/1960_2.142.JPG

The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Tate-e Edition): #38 Fujikawa

Andô Hiroshige

A village by a lake is shown in the snow. Several travelers are walking in the streets. The snow is steadily fallling and covers their hats, the roofs of the houses, the trees and the mountains. The title is in the upper right corner in a red box.

1797-1858

19th century

1855

1960/2.142

full color woodblock print (nishiki e)

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.143/1960_2.143.JPG

One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: #107 Fukagawa, Susaki and the Jumantsubo Plain

Andô Hiroshige

This vertical print frames a view of a landscape with an up close view of a bird in the upper right corner that takes up about thirty percent of the image.

The viewer is positioned alongside the bird, circling the sky above the twin peaks of a mountain. A crate floats in the water below while smaller birds flocking around it. Snow covers the ground.

The signature and title markings are in the upper right corner, and in the middle along the left side above the landscape.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1856-1857

1960/2.143

color woodblock print on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.144/1960_2.144.JPG

Famous Views of the 60-odd Provinces: #9 The Tennô Festival at Tsushima in Owari Province

Andô Hiroshige

This piece depicts boats decorated with lanterns, the evening sky and festivities. The shore is lined with teahouses set up for the event. The title for the print is located in the upper right corner in a red box.

1797-1858

19th century

1853-1856

1960/2.144

color woodblock print on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

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Summer Retreat

Xie Shichen (Hsieh Shih-ch'en)

This is a very dense landscape painting. There are waterfalls, clouds, trees and cliffs present in the painting. The colors consist of muted greens and browns. Towards the lower half of the painting, there is a view of an interior with four figures present, three of which are sitting at a low table. There is a staircase on the lower right, with a man standing on it, looking upwards. There is also a house on a cliff towards the upper right of the painting. There is calligraphy in the upper right hand corner, with a red seal. There is another red seal, although a bit faded, in the lower left corner of the image.

1478- after 1567

16th century

mid 16th century

1961/1.161

hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.162/1961_1.162.JPG

Duck and Lotus

Gao Qipei (Kao Ch'i-p'ei)

In this large scroll Gao depicts a duck swimming among aquatic plants in the shade of a cluster of lotus.

1660-1734

18th century

circa 1690-1734

1961/1.162

ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

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Twenty Fruit and Flower Studies

Matsumura Keibun

1779-1843

19th century

1st half of the 19th century

1961/1.166

handscroll, ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Pine and Hibiscus

Shen Zhou

Horizontally long. Ink on paper. Mostly calligraphy with a foliage imagery at the beginning.

1427-1509

15th century

1489

1961/1.173

handscroll, ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.174/1961_1.174.1OF6.JPG

Scholarly Occupations and The Three Friends (Pine, Plum, Bamboo)

Ikeno Taiga

1723-1776

18th century

18th century

1961/1.174

one of a pair of 6-fold screens, ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.175/1961_1.175.1OF6.JPG

Scholarly Occupations and The Three Friends (Pine, Plum, Bamboo)

Ikeno Taiga

1723-1776

18th century

18th century

1961/1.175

one of pair a of 6-fold screens, ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.182/1961_1.182.JPG

Faceted bottle

Iran?

12th - 13th century

12th century - 13th century

1961/1.182

bronze with silver inlay

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.183/1961_1.183.JPG

Shallow bowl with stylized floral medallion

Artist Unknown, Iran

11th-12th century

11th century - 12th century

1961/1.183

fritware with yellow and brown overglaze decoration

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.184/1961_1.184.JPG

Bowl with concentric bands of epigraphic decoration

Iran or Transoxiana

10th century

10th century

1961/1.184

earthenware with white slip, red, brown, and green slip painting, clear glaze

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.185/1961_1.185.JPG

Deep bowl with vegetal and calligraphic designs

Iran, Nishapur

10th century

10th century

1961/1.185

fritware with painted designs in red, yellow, and dark brown

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.186/1961_1.186.JPG

Bowl with radial design and inscribed rim

Iran, Kashan

A shallow bowl with a base and radial design and inscribed rim. The decorations are both on the inside and outside of the bowl.

early 13th century

early 13th century

1961/1.186

fritware with pale blue-green glaze and overglaze lustre painting

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.187/1961_1.187.JPG

Bowl with figure holding goblet and flask

Iraq

9th-10th century

late 9th century - 10th century

1961/1.187

earthenware with opaque white glaze with white luster

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.188a-i/1961_1.188A_I.JPG

Bowl - 9 fragments

Artist Unknown, Syria

13th century

13th century

1961/1.188A-I

glass with incised, enameled decoration

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.189/1961_1.189.JPG

Bottle

Artist Unknown, Syria

13th-14th century

13th century - 14th century

1961/1.189

glass

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.190/1961_1.190.JPG

Bird

Artist Unknown, Syria

13th-14th century

13th century - 14th century

1961/1.190

iridescent glass

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.191/1961_1.191.JPG

Lamp

Artist Unknown, Syria

12th-13th century

12th century - 13th century

1961/1.191

glass with enameled decoration

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.192/1961_1.192.JPG

Cup

Artist Unknown, Syria

12th-13th century

12th century - 13th century

1961/1.192

glass with incised decoration

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-2.12/1961_2.12.JPG

Herdboy and Buffalo in the Moonlight

Artist Unknown, China

14th century

13th century - 14th century

1961/2.12

hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-2.13/1961_2.13.JPG

Vertical panel

Artist Unknown, Syria

18th century

1762-1763

1961/2.13

wood, gesso, and polychrome

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1961-sl-2.14/1961_2.14.JPG

Panel fragment with inscribed text

Artist Unknown, Syria

18th century

1762-1763

1961/2.14

wood, gesso, and polychrome

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.103/1962_1.103.JPG

Thirty-six Immortal Poets: Taira no Kanemori

Madenokôji Fujifusa

A male figure is sitting sideways, his face looking toward the front right. He wears a long black cap, a red under-kimono, a grayish-color jacket with geometric patterns, and right gray color pantaloons. He holds a fan, which is peeking from the right sleeve. The painting is accompanied by calligraphy on the right side of the figure. The painting is mounted on gold brocade with strips of purple and gold brocade on top and bottom of the painting.

1295-1380

15th century

15th century

1962/1.103

Handscroll section mounted as a hanging scroll: ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.104/1962_1.104.JPG

Courtesan in procession

Kitagawa Utamaro

This is a portrait of courtesan and her attendant. The courtesan wears a kimono with overall cherry blossom patterns and a darker color cloak with fan, plover and wave design lining with overall cherry blossom design silk; the cloak is slipping from her right shoulder. Her obi is draped in front; it has overall hollyhock pattern. Her face is white; Her hair is sculpted like a balloon on the top and has broad wings to the side. Tortoise-shell comb and multiple hairpins adorn the hair. She is strolling toward the right. Her attendant is walking behind her, her face and body partially hidden by the courtesan. She wears the matching kimono with plover and wave design; her kimono has long sleeves (furisode), whose openings are tied with ribbons. Her obi, with peony and geometric design, is tied at the back. Her hair is in the similar shape as the courtesan but not too exaggerated. But she wears an enormous hair accessory consisting of cherry blossoms and tassels, made of silver. Her face is also in white. The painting is accompanied by poem written by Santô Kyôden with his signature and two seals. On the lower left, there are the artist's signature and seal. The mounting is made of silk brocade with embroidery in the design of clematis and millets.

1754-1806

18th century

circa 1793-1795

1962/1.104

ink, white pigment, and red color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1962-sl-2.1/1962_2.1.JPG

Gelugpa Merit Field, centered on Tsongkhapa, with lineage teachers above and to the sides, and meditational deities (yidam) and protectors (dharmapala) below.

Artist Unknown, Tibet or Nepal

A portable painting, with gouache pigments on sized cotton, bordered by three strips of Chinese brocade. The painting is designed to be rolled up when not in use.

19th century

1800-1850

1962/2.1

gouache and gold on cotton

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.99/1963_1.99.JPG

Bodhisattva (Jokaisho Bosatsu): esoteric Buddhist iconographic drawing

Takuma Tametô

active 1132-1174

12th century

mid 12th century

1963/1.99

handscroll fragment, ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.3/1963_2.3.JPG

Brewing Tea under Pines by a Stream

Zhou Chen (Chou Ch'en)

Vertically oriented. Ink on silk with silk edging. Three figures at a stream in a wooded area.

active 1515-1535

16th century

mid 16th century - late 16th century

1963/2.3

ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.100/1964_1.100.JPG

Iro-Nabeshima Plate with Fern-frond Border Design, one of five

Artist Unknown, Japan

Early 18th century

early 18th century

1964/1.100

porcelain with blue underglaze and overglaze enamel painting

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.101/1964_1.101.JPG

Plate with gourd and vine design (one of five with 1964/1.100 and 102-104)

Artist Unknown, Nabeshima ware, Japan

The circular, smaller white porcelain plate has a design of gourds, flowers, vines and leaves around the rim. The gourds are outlined with blue underglaze and colored with yellow overglaze. Blue underglaze and transparent green overglaze are used for the leaves. The flowers and vines are drawn with red. The red enamel is worn off from some of the tendrils, a characteristic of 18th century Nabeshima. The reverse side has four clustered jewel or treasure motifs with four bows and streamers repeated three times. On the shallow foot, bold lines are drawn in a row like a comb. The design on the back is all drawn with blue underglaze. (Referencce: Becker, Sister Johanna. “A Group of Nabeshima Porcelain.")

Early 18th century

early 18th century

1964/1.101

porcelain with blue underglaze and enamel overglaze painting

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.102/1964_1.102.JPG

Iro-Nabeshima Plate with Chrysanthemums (Leaves and Tendrils) Design, one of five

Artist Unknown, Japan

Early 18th century

early 18th century

1964/1.102

porcelain with blue underglaze painting and overglaze enamels

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.103/1964_1.103.JPG

Iro-Nabeshima Plate with Maple Leaves on Spider Wed design, one of five

Artist Unknown, Japan

Early 18th century

early 18th century

1964/1.103

porcelain with blue underglaze painting and overglaze enamels

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.104/1964_1.104.JPG

Plate with three vase design (one of five with 1964/1.100-103)

Artist Unknown, Nabeshima ware, Japan

A circular, smaller white porcelain plate. On the upper surface, three vases, similar in shape, are shown overlapping diagonally in blue background. The two outer vases run off the plate’s rim. They are outlined in underglaze blue and are against a painted light-blue background. The left vase is covered with a white glaze (which left unpainted) under a red key-fret design. The center vase is totally covered with a white crackle pattern done in blue underglaze line. The right vase has a design of evenly-spaced red flowers. Precise flat bases are combined with a rather awkward suggestion of a three-dimensional view of the lips. The back has a triple representation of peony buds surrounded by fine branching stems and leaves. On the shallow foot, bold lines are drawn in a row like a comb. The design on the back is all drawn with blue underglaze. (Referencce: Becker, Sister Johanna. “A Group of Nabeshima Porcelain.”)

Early 18th century

early 18th century

1964/1.104

porcelain with blue underglaze and enamel overglaze painting

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.105/1964_1.105.JPG

Bird on a Plum Branch

Maruyama Ôkyo

(Tamba Province, 1733 - 1795)

18th century

2nd half of 18th century

1964/1.105

hanging scroll, ink on silk

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.81/1964_1.81.JPG

Bowl with tenmoku glaze and floral roundels

Hamada Shôji

Shallow bowl with unglazed foot. Body of the bowl is decorated with a brown glaze, with circular area on interior of bowl areas where wax resist was applied and tan shows through. In these circles are painted brown stylized floral designs.

(Tokyo, 1894 - 1978, Mashiko)

20th century

1960

1964/1.81

stoneware with tenmoku glaze with wax resist floral roundels

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.95/1964_1.95.JPG

Moonlight and calligraphy

Sakai Hôitsu

(Edo, 1761 - 1828, Edo)

18th century

1798-1828

1964/1.95

fan painting, ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.96/1964_1.96.JPG

Scholar Seated under a Tree

Tani Bunchô

1763-1840

18-19th century

late 18th century - 1840

1964/1.96

fan painting matted for framing, ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.97/1964_1.97.JPG

Spring blossoms at Arashiyama

Kishi Renzan

1805-1859

19th century

circa 1830-1859

1964/1.97

ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.98/1964_1.98.JPG

Eggplant and Calligraphy

Ôtagaki Rengetsu

(Tajima Province, 1791 - 1875)

19th century

19th century

1964/1.98

fan painting matted for framing, ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.99/1964_1.99.JPG

Blue-and-white jar with floral and leaf design

Artist Unknown, Hizen ware, Japan

A medium size, well potted jar with round shoulder and shorter neck. Inside is not totally glazed. On the body, pine, bamboo, and plum trees are finely painted with blue underglaze. Then a translucent glaze is applied, which turns into milky, white color. It has three floral decorations on the shoulder; the decoration is originated in functional elements of “ears” to which ropes were tied for transportation. The neck has a band of double lines and spray design of peony flowers and leaves. The rim of the neck is unglazed. The foot is unglazed; eye is glazed. Some imperfections of glaze are seen toward the bottom. Glaze is scraped off on one part. Many speckles on the surface.

17th century

1615-1643

1964/1.99

porcelain, blue underglaze painting

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.62/1964_2.62.JPG

Hawk

Artist Unknown, Japan

In this painting, the hawk perches on the base of a tree, gripping the knotted bark with its talons. Its back is presented to the viewer, bringing attention the impressive patterning and feather detail. Arching its head to the right to reveal a keen awareness of its surroundings coupled with a razor sharp glare, it appears ready to take off after unsuspecting prey.

17th century

17th century (?)

1964/2.62

hanging scroll, ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.63/1964_2.63.JPG

Scholar Strolling in the Mountains

Unknown artist (formerly attributed to Unkoku Tôeki)

1591-1644

18th or 19th century

18th century - 19th century

1964/2.63

hanging scroll, ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.64/1964_2.64.JPG

Battle of the Genji and Heike Forces

Artist Unknown, Japan

This 6-fold screen is a depiction of the Battle of Genji and Heike. In samurai armor, the Heike forces approach by ship from the left, while Genji forces rush to the shore on horseback and on foot—drawing the viewer’s attention to the center of the screens, where their confrontation will finally take place. The Heike forces can be identified by the red banners on their ships, while the Genji clan carries white banners.

16th century

1573-1650

1964/2.64

6-fold screen, ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.65/1964_2.65.JPG

Flowers and Grasses

Watanabe Shikô

Realistic flowers and grasses, painted with vivid colors on a hanging scroll.

1683-1755

18th century

1st half of 18th century

1964/2.65

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

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Full Record: x-1965-sl-1.156/1965_1.156.JPG

Rooster on a Branch

Itô Jakuchû

1716-1800

18th century

18th century

1965/1.156

hanging scroll, ink on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1965-sl-1.157/1965_1.157.JPG

Hotei

Ogata Kôrin

The shape of the circle repeats four times in this painting. It appears in the plump body of Hotei, his head, his large white sack, and the overall shape of the fan.

(Kyoto, 1658 - 1716)

18th century

circa 1700-1716

1965/1.157

ink and light color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1965-sl-1.177/1965_1.177.JPG

Crows Flying Through Rain

Yosa Buson

(1716 - 1783, Kyoto)

18th century

18th century

1965/1.177

one of a pair of 6-fold screens, ink and color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Full Record: x-1965-sl-1.178/1965_1.178.JPG

One of a pair of six-fold screens

Attributed Kanô Tan'yû

This six-fold screen, a half of a pair, is meant to represent six of the twelve months of the year, with keen attention paid to the birds and flowers associated with each. Although this screen bears Kano Tan’yu’s signature, it was probably created by his studio or by followers working in this famous artist’s style.

(Kyoto, 1604 - 1674, Edo)

19th century

19th century

1965/1.178

one of a pair of 6-fold screens, ink and light color on paper

Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund