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The MacArthur Screens

Japanese
Shôwa era
1947
Matsugaki Tsuruo (Japanese, dates unknown)


Dimensions

Image: 44.5 x 124.5 cm (17 1/2 x 49 in.)

Accession Number

2012.740.1

Medium or Technique

One of a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold leaf on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Signed

Shôwa 22 jûgatsu Tsuruo ga

Provenance

1947, commissioned from the artist by Lt. Col. Alvin Grauer (b. 1906 – d. 1996); sold by Alvin Grauer to Stanley J. Love (d. 1994), New York; 1991, sold by Stanley J. Love to his son; September 12, 2012, Japanese and Korean Art sale (consigned by the son of Stanley J. Love), Bonhams, New York, lot 3107, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund