Artist Shiba Kokan, Japanese, 1747-1818
Title
  • Grapevine
Date ca. 1769
Medium ink and color paint on silk
Dimensions Overall: 58 3/4 × 15 7/8 inches (149.2 × 40.3 cm)
Image: 27 inches × 10 1/16 inches (68.6 × 25.6 cm)
Installed: 59 3/4 × 15 7/8 × 3/4 inches (151.8 × 40.3 × 1.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Simeon R. Dietrich
Accession Number 79.27
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower right: Kokan Kungaku.
Marks Stamps, in red, following signature: [two seals]
private collection (Japan).
(Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, Japan);
purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Simeon R. Dietrich;
1979-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
French, C. Shiba Kokan: Artist, Innovator, and Pioneer in Westernization of Japan. Tokyo, 1974, p. 23 (ill. plate 15).