The Tale of Shuten Doji

Historical period(s)
Edo period, ca. 1625-1650
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (each): 172.3 x 374 x 1.8 cm (67 13/16 x 147 1/4 x 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase -- Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Fund
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1988.46-47
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screens (six-panel)

Keywords
demon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, landscape, mountain, Shuten Doji, Tale of Shuten Doji, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1988
Leighton Longhi, New York, New York [1]

From 1988
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC, purchased from Leighton Longhi, New York, New York in 1988

Notes:

[1] The screen was purchased from Leighton Longhi a dealer based in New York City in 1988.

Previous Owner(s)

Leighton Longhi

Published References
  • Leighton Longhi. Leighton R. Longhi: Forty-Five Years in Asian Art. New York, New York. p 190-191, fig 168.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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