The Burke Collection
Flowers of the Four Seasons
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Momoyama period, late 16th century

Pair of six-panel screens; ink and color on gilded paper

Each screen 152.3 x 354.2 cm (60 in. x 11 ft. 7 1/2 in.)

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015

Ex Coll.: Idemitsu Museum of Arts


Idemitsu Museum of Arts 1991, no. 24
Idemitsu Museum of Arts
Selected Masterpieces from the Idemitsu Collection. Tokyo: Idemitsu Museum of Arts.

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Tsuji Nobuo et al. 2005, no. 70.
Tsuji Nobuo et al.
Nyūyōku Bāku korekushon-ten: Nihon no bi sanzennen no kagayaki / Enduring Legacy of Japanese Art: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu; Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum; and Miho Museum, Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture. [Tokyo]: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha.

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