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MFA Images: Dragons

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  • Nine dragons

    dated 1244

    Chen Rong, Chinese, first half of the 13th century Chinese

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    Overall: 46.8 x 1496.5 cm (18 7/16 x 589 3/16 in.) Image: 46.2 x 958.4 cm (18 3/16 x 377 5/16 in.)

    Medium

    Ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    17.1697

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  • Dragons

    Nakabayashi Chikutô, Japanese, 1776–1853 Japanese

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    Image: 147.3 x 57.7 cm (58 x 22 11/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4650

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  • Dragons

    Nakabayashi Chikutô, Japanese, 1776–1853 Japanese

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    Image: 147.3 x 57.5 cm (58 x 22 5/8 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4651

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  • Dragons

    19th century

    Ôhara Donshû, Japanese, died in 1857 Japanese

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    Image: 101.5 x 145.2 cm (39 15/16 x 57 3/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and gold on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4697

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  • Komie and Dragons

    Kishi Gantai, Japanese, 1782–1865 Japanese

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    Image: 104.7 x 36.6 cm (41 1/4 x 14 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8194

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  • Komei and Dragons

    Kishi Gantai, Japanese, 1782–1865 Japanese

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    Image: 104.7 x 36.6 cm (41 1/4 x 14 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8196

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  • Dragons in the Clouds, after Wang Ruoshui

    first half of the 19th century

    Kano Seisen'in Osanobu, Japanese, 1796–1846 Japanese

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    Image: 49.1 x 60.3 cm (19 5/16 x 23 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.6637

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  • Dragons

    mid-13th century

    Attributed to Chen Rong, Chinese, first half of the 13th century...

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    Overall: 44.8 x 254.8 cm (17 5/8 x 100 5/16 in.)

    Medium

    Ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    14.50

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  • Dragon in the Clouds

    latter half of the 17th century

    Kano Tan'yû, Japanese, 1602–1674

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    Image: 102.1 x 42.7 cm (40 3/16 x 16 13/16 in.)

    Medium

    One of a set of three handing scrolls; ink on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4392

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  • Dragon

    Artist Mori Sosen, Japanese, 1747–1821

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    Image: 104.3 x 38.2 cm (41 1/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4155

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  • Dragon Ascending the Heavens

    about 1887

    Kano Hôgai, Japanese, 1828–1888 Japanese

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    Image: 137.9 x 62.4 cm (54 5/16 x 24 9/16 in.) Overall: 175.8 x 88.1 cm (69 3/16 x 34 11/16 in.)

    Medium

    Panel; ink on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4795

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  • Dragon and a rock with waters beneath

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    Other (legacy dimension): 142.7 x 77.3 cm (56 3/16 x 30 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Ink on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4956

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  • Dragon in the Clouds

    first half of the 19th century

    Kano Seisen'in Osanobu, Japanese, 1796–1846 Japanese

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    Image: 103.4 x 40.8 cm (40 11/16 x 16 1/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.6638

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  • Dragon

    dated 1777

    Maruyama Ôkyo, Japanese, 1733–1795

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    Image: 134.7 x 89.4 cm (53 1/16 x 35 3/16 in.)

    Medium

    One from a pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8498

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  • Dragon and Clouds

    19th century

    Kano Tanso, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

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    Image: 119.9 x 101.2 cm (47 3/16 x 39 13/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink, light color, and gold on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    RES.41.20

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  • Man's semi-formal court robe (jifu)

    first quarter of the 18th century

    Description

    Man's semi-formal court robe (jifu) with horse-hoof cuffs and side opening with round metal buttons and a design of waves and mountains across the bottom, above which are nine five-clawed dragons holding pearls, clouds, Artemisia leaf, coins and coral in polychrome silk, gilt paper strip and metallic gold thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a yellow silk satin ground, navy blue silk piping at neck and front edges, lined with pink plain-weave silk.

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    Dimensions

    139.5 x 206 cm (54 15/16 x 81 1/8 in.)

    Medium

    Silk satin-weave ground with silk, metallic gold thread and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

    Classification

    Costumes

    Accession Number

    02.49

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    Asia , Textiles and Fashion Arts

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  • Man's robe restyled as a Tibetan chuba

    17th century

    Description

    Tapestry-woven dragon robe, restyled as Tibetan chuba during the 19th century. Large gold dragon on front and back, ground covered with blue and green clouds. Ying-lung dragon with three eyes, horns and five claws. Restyling incorporates 4 later rank badges and other kossu fabrics

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    Overall: 146.7 x 191.8 cm (57 3/4 x 75 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Silk, metal-wrapped, and peacock-feather-wrapped thread slit tapestry

    Classification

    Costumes

    Accession Number

    2001.145

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    Asia , Textiles and Fashion Arts

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  • Kanamono in the form of a dragon and jewel, with backplate...

    mid to late 19th century (before 1890)

    Kikugawa, Japanese Japanese

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    Overall: 6.8 x 0.9 cm (2 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Main material: gold; other metals: coral; silver backplate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, katakiri-bori

    Classification

    Arms and armor

    Accession Number

    11.5698

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