"Mikazuki" Kukai's View; Crescent Moon 朏

Ken Matsubara, Japanese, born 1948



Bengara iron oxide, torinoko gampi washi paper, soil tonoko powder, mica, bond, Japanese Wood glue, sumi charcoal, white gold leaf

Overall: 70 7/8 × 187 × 13/16 in. (180 × 475 × 2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe 2015 Fund and the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia


21st century

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Not on view


The artist, Nasu, Tochigi, Japan: Ippodo Gallery Ginza, Tokyo, Japan, September 2019; Ippodo Gallery, New York, New York, September 2019; sold to present collection, 2024.

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