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Title

Playing 'go' in the mountain grotto

late 1760s

Artist

Ike-no Taiga

Japan

1723 – 1776

  • Details

    Other Title
    Playing go by a mountain stream
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    late 1760s
    Media categories
    Scroll , 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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    135.1980
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Ike-no Taiga

    Works in the collection

    2

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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