Paulownias and Chrysanthemums

Paulownias and Chrysanthemums


late 1700s-early 1800s

Sakai Hōitsu 酒井抱一

(Japanese, 1761-1828)

Two-panel folding screen; ink and color on gilded paper

Image: 152.7 x 154.9 cm (60 1/8 x 61 in.); Overall: 157.5 x 158.5 cm (62 x 62 3/8 in.)

Gift of the American Foundation for the Maud E. and Warren H. Corning Botanical Collection 1964.386


Fun Fact

Hōitsu often painted two-panel folding screens for urban clients residing in smaller spaces.

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