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Tortoises, from a pair of six-fold screens


Komai Genki


c. 1780

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G251
Tortoises, from a pair of six-fold screens, Komai Genki
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Medium: Paintings | Ink and colors on paper
Size: 65 7/16 x 141 9/16 in. (166.21 x 359.57 cm) (image)72 3/8 x 148 9/16 in. (183.83 x 377.35 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period
Physical Description: eleven turtles, swimming and sunning on the shore and on rocks; rocks in the water at R; pine saplings and vines with white flowers at L
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John Cowles Family Fund
Accession Number: 2007.42.2
Artist: Komai Genki, Japanese, Shijo, 1747 - 1797
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, Shijo, 1747 - 1797
Added to Site: March 1, 2009