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Kusama Yayoi
Sho-chan, Heisei period, 2013
fiberglass-reinforced plastic; paint
overall: 68 x 28 x 88 cm (26 3/4 x 11 x 34 5/8 in.)
Private collection
© Yayoi Kusama, Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore/Shanghai

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Unknown artist
Haniwa Horse, Kofun period, 6th century
earthenware
121.3 x 116.2 x 41.3 cm (47 3/4 x 45 3/4 x 16 1/4 in.)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of the David Bohnett Foundation, Lynda and Stewart Resnick, Camilla Chandler Frost, Victoria Jackson and William Guthy, and Laurie and Bill Benenson
Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

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Unknown Artist
Seated Horse-Headed Kannon, Heian period, 11th century
wood
height: 103.2 cm (40 5/8 in.); overall: 104 x 93 x 56 cm (40 15/16 x 36 5/8 x 22 1/16 in.)
Yamakado Jichikai
Shiga Prefectural Board of Education

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Unknown Artist
Shaka Passing into Nirvana, Edo period, 1727
hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
image: 187.6 x 276.3 cm (73 7/8 x 108 3/4 in.)
mount: 276.6 x 308.3 cm (108 7/8 x 121 3/8 in.)
Seiraiji
Nagoya City Museum

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Unknown Artist
Deer Bearing Symbols of the Kasuga Deities, Nanbokuch period, 14th century
bronze, wood with pigments
overall: 108 x 58 x 35 cm (42 1/2 x 22 13/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Hosomi Museum, Kyoto

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Unknown Artist
Uchikake with Phoenix and Birds, Meiji period, 19th century
silk crepe, paste-resist dyed
overall: 174 x 134 cm (68 1/2 x 52 3/4 in.)
Kyoto National Museum

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Unknown artist
Monkeys, from the handscroll Frolicking Animals, Heian - Kamakura periods, 12th - 13th century
section mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper
image: 29.2 x 54 cm (11 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)
overall: 106.7 x 61 cm (42 x 24 in.)
From the Collection of Robin B. Martin, courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum

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Unknown Artist
Dancing Fox, Edo period, 18th century
ivory with staining
overall: 7.1 x 4.6 x 2.5 cm (2 13/16 x 1 13/16 x 1 in.)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection
Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

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Unknown Artist
Helmet Shaped like a Shachihoko, Edo period, 17th - 18th century
iron, gold, brass, leather, wood, paper, lacquer
overall: 47.4 x 22.6 x 20.7 cm (18 11/16 x 8 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.)
Kozu Kobunka Museum, Kyoto

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Kan School
Goshawk Mews, Edo period, c.1675
six-panel screen; ink, color, and gold leaf on paper
overall: 169.2 x 365.8 cm (66 5/8 x 144 in.)
Philadelphia Museum of Art: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas J. Cooper, 1978

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Takamura K un
Aged Monkey, Meiji period, 1893
wood
overall: 113 x 93 x 76.5 cm (44 1/2 x 36 5/8 x 30 1/8 in.)
Tokyo National Museum

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It Jakuch
Pair of Cranes and Morning Sun, Edo period, c. 1755-1756
hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
image: 121.3 x 40.4 cm (47 3/4 x 15 7/8 in.)
mount: 208 x 55 cm (81 7/8 x 21 5/8 in.)
width (including roller ends): 60.2 cm (23 11/16 in.)
Tekisuiken Memorial Foundation of Culture, Chiba Prefecture

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The Life of Animals in Japanese Art
June 2 – August 18, 2019

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