Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Chrysanthemums
  • Kan Tenju
    1727–1795
    active: Japan
  • Chrysanthemums, mid 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 125.1 x 50.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 49 1/4 x 20 in
  • Gift of Kurt Gitter in honor of Stephen Addiss
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0122
Description
Literature

Chrysanthemums growing from a rocky outcrop. The two blossoms at the top tilt downwards towards the two blossoms growing up from the bottom.