Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Murase Taiitsu
    born: Kôzuchi, Gifu prefecture, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Orchid, mid-late 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 104.3 x 42.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 41 1/16 x 16 7/8 in
    Mount Dimensions: 183 x 55.6 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 72 1/16 x 21 7/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Floyd Amsden in honor of Mr. Floyd Amsden
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0036

Simply composed orchid plant growing from the base of a rock at center bottom. There are vertical lines of text above. The image is on a beige/gold mounting.