Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Heaven is Eternal, the Way Distant
  • Uragami Gyokudō
    1745-1820
    born: Ikeda, Bizen (present-day Okayama prefecture), Japan ; died: Kyoto Japan
  • Heaven is Eternal, the Way Distant, circa 1810-1820, Edo period (1600-1868)
  • Japanese ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 30.5 x 46.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 18 1/4 in
    Mount Dimensions: 48 x 23 3/4 in
    Roller Dimensions: 26 x 1 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0048
Description
Label Text
Literature

Hanging scroll. Landscape painting outlined in the shape of an open fan. Mountain landscape with tiny figure crossing a bridge at lower left. Building at water's edge, center left, and grouped along the right side of fan. Alternate title, Expansive Sky, Distant Roads.