Edo period, 1774
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
128.9 x 70.5 cm (50 3/4 x 27 3/4 in.)
Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015
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This artwork was published as catalogue entry 313 in Volume I of Art through a Lifetime.
Painted at Yahantei in the summer of 1774. Sha Shunsei
Sha Chōkō; Sha Shunsei