Shimomura Kanzan - White Fox, about 1913

Shimomura Kanzan (Wakayama, 1873 - 1930, Yokohama)

White Fox, about 1913

Watercolor on paper, 29 x 16 cm (11 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.) sheet


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Okakura Case


Gift from the Japanese scholar Okakura Yoshisaburo (1868-1936) to Isabella Stewart Gardner on 5 February 1914, shortly after the death of his brother the Japanese art historian and philosopher Okakura Kakuzo (1862-1913).


Alan Chong and Noriko Murai. Journeys East: Isabella Stewart Gardner and Asia. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2009), p. 83, fig. 11.

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