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Scholar in Contemplation
  • Kōno Bairei
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan
  • Scholar in Contemplation, late 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink, color on paper
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 294 x 514 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 9/16 x 20 1/4 in
  • Gift of Stephen Addiss in honor of Patricia Fister
  • Not on display
  • 1991.0150
Label Text

A scholar is seated on a blanket next to some personal items. Very simple and done in light colors.