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Pair of Swimming Carp
  • Nakajima Raishō
    1796–1871
    born: Ottsu, Japan ; died: Japan ; active: Japan
  • Pair of Swimming Carp, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink, color on silk (with box)
  • Mount Dimensions: 198.6 x 60.3 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 78 3/16 x 23 3/4 in
  • Gift of Jay Gates, Director, Spencer Museum of Art, 1984–1987
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0605
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Description

Two carps swim in the water. Light blue washes of paint suggest flowing water.