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Taoist Priest (Gama and Tekkai)
  • Hara Zaichū
    active: Japan
  • Taoist Priest (Gama and Tekkai), late 1700s–early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on silk
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 94 x 31.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 37 x 12 1/2 in
    Mount Dimensions: 68 x 17 in
    Roller Dimensions: 18 1/4 x 1 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0112
Label Text

Painted hanging scroll depicting a priest carrying a staff and a gourd around his neck, seated near a tree. He is blowing a stream of air through his mouth, from which emanates a small man with a staff.