Thirty-Six Haiku Poets

Pair of six-fold screens depicting thirty-six haiku poets.

Maker(s)
Artist: Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836 - 1924)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1890s
Medium
Ink and light color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 170.1 × 378 cm (67 × 148 13/16 in) H x W (each painting): 136.5 × 54.3 cm (53 3/4 × 21 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Collection
Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection
Accession Number
F2019.3.39.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screen (pair of six-panel)

Keywords
haiku, Japan, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), poems, poet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mary and Cheney Cowles

Description

Pair of six-fold screens depicting thirty-six haiku poets.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Rights Statement

Undetermined copyright