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Autumn Flowers

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Suzuki Kiitsu, Autumn Flowers, 2nd quarter of 19th century, two-panel screen; ink, mineral pigments, and gold leaf on paper, Museum Purchase: Margery Hoffman Smith Fund, no known copyright restrictions, 85.35.2

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Title

Autumn Flowers

Artist

Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese, 1796-1858)

Date

2nd quarter of 19th century

Medium

two-panel screen; ink, mineral pigments, and gold leaf on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

11 in x 32 1/4 in

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Paintings

Object Type

folding screen

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Margery Hoffman Smith Fund

Accession Number

85.35.2

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

autumn

flowers

gold leaf

ink

inorganic pigment

paintings

paper

Description

This pair of small sliding doors would originally have graced an elaborate art alcove in a private home. Adjacent to the tokonoma, the space for displaying a hanging scroll of painting or calligraphy, would be series of decorative furnishings; these sliding doors would enclose a small cupboard at ceiling height.

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