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Nehan (Death scene of a famous poet)
  • Yokoi Kinkoku
    born: Kusatsu, Shiga prefecture, Japan ; died: Kasanui, Japan
  • Nehan (Death scene of a famous poet), late 1700s–early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Death of the Poet Bashō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 1389 x 495 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 54 5/8 x 19 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0046
Label Text

Outdoor scene with palm trees, quarter moon, several people sitting on grass, birds and animals near stream at bottom. Horizontal borders of light green silk, mounted on gray paper. Small red seal at lower left. Stick is wood-capped. Wooden box, characters on top and on one end.