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Shokan bekishi zu (Composing a Poem in a Pine Valley)

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Shokan bekishi zu (Composing a Poem in a Pine Valley)
  • Description

    Painting, hanging scroll. Landscape in Chinese ink style, with scholar on a mountain path. Ink on paper. Signed, sealed, dated and inscribed with a Chinese-style poem. Storage box inscribed with title, etc..

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1906 (summer)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 351.1 centimetres
    • Width: 142.2 centimetres
    • Height: 404.5 centimetres (mount)
    • Width: 182 centimetres (mount)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Meiji hinoe uma kajitsu sha oite Tokinro narabi [ni] dai [su] / Shonen senshi
      • Inscription Translation

        For ten leagues only the shade of pines./A single valley sings with the voice of waters./What sort of man is this holding a staff/Gently walking and considering a poem as he goes?
        Painted and inscribed at the Tokinro [?Studio], a day in summer, 1906, by Shonen
      • Inscription Comment

        Chinese-style poem
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Shonen senshi
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Suzuki ? Ken
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

        box interior
      • Inscription Translation

  • Curator's comments

    (Hon) Yoshimoto-shi zo. Partially obliterated inscription of previous owner.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Jap.Ptg.Add.1062 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
COMPASS Title: Suzuki Shonen, Composing a Poem among the Pines, a hanging scroll painting


COMPASS Title: Suzuki Shonen, Composing a Poem among the Pines, a hanging scroll painting

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