Ningyo to jôga (The Mermaid and the Moon)

人魚と嫦娥

Japanese
Shôwa era
May 5, 1966
Artist Takei Takeo (Japanese, 1894–1983)


Catalogue Raisonné

"Takei Takeo: Hanga to kanpon sakuhin-ten," Riccar Museum exhibition catalogue, Tokyo, 1984

Dimensions

14.6 x 13.8 cm

Accession Number

2007.658

Medium or Technique

Takaoka paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Signed by the artist: Takei Takeo
武井武雄

Provenance

Obtained from Takei Takeo Friends Group by Loco Shobo, Tokyo, Japan; August 20, 2007, purchased by the Museum from Loco Shobo, Tokyo, Japan

It is presumed that the shell is Pinctada Maxima.

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund