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An image of Playing 'go' in the mountain grotto by Ike-no TAIGA
Alternate image of Playing 'go' in the mountain grotto by Ike-no TAIGA

Ike-no TAIGA

(Japan 1723 – 1776)

Title
Playing 'go' in the mountain grotto
Other titles:
Playing go by a mountain stream
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
late 1760s
Media category
Painting
Materials used
hanging scroll: ink and light colour on paper
Dimensions

132.7 x 27.02m image; 205.0 x 47.0 x 454.4 cm scroll

Signature & date
Signed u.r.corner, in Japanese [stamped in red ink] "[artist's seal]". Not dated. Signed u.r., in Japanese [inscribed in ink] "[yet to be translated] [two artist's seals]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1980
Accession number
135.1980
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 101 (illus.). cat.no. 32