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Taoist Immortals


Kano Sansetsu


c. 1647

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Taoist Immortals, Kano Sansetsu
: Recent Accessions of Japanese and Chinese Art
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Medium: Paintings, Paintings-Sliding Door (Do Not Use) | Ink, colors and gold on paper
Size: 65 1/2 x 45 1/2 in. (166.37 x 115.57 cm) (image)69 x 49 x 1 3/4 in. (175.26 x 124.46 x 4.45 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan, Kyoto
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 17th century, Edo period, Kano
Physical Description: Set of four sliding door panels with decoration of Chinese Immortals, painted in ink and colors on gold ground by Kano Sansetsu (1590-1651). From the Mioshin-ji temple in Kyoto, once in the Tensho-in sub-temple of the Mioshin-ji.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Accession Number: 63.37.4
Artist: Sansetsu Kano, Japanese, 1589 - 1651
Role: Painter
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1589 - 1651
Added to Site: February 28, 2009