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高原に展く Kōgen ni hiraku (Spreading out on the high fields)
  • Taniguchi Fumie
    born: Tokyo, Japan ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • 高原に展く Kōgen ni hiraku (Spreading out on the high fields), 1937
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink, color on paper
  • Object Height/Width: each panel 182 x 362 cm
    Object Height/Width: each panel 71 5/8 x 142 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2009.0021.a
Label Text

A woman is enjoying a hike on a spring day on a hillside among flowering azalea bushes. A blue mountain prominently stands at the background. Using a traditional format, the folding screen, Fumie celebrates the self-assured and chic "modern girl.