An image of Playing 'go' in the mountain grotto

Ike-no TAIGA

(Japan 1723 – 1776)

Playing 'go' in the mountain grotto

Other titles:
Playing go by a mountain stream
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Year
late 1760s
Media
Painting
Medium
hanging scroll: ink and light colour on paper
Dimensions
132.7 x 27.02m image; 205.0 x 47.0 x 454.4 cm scroll
Signature & date
Signed u.r.corner, in Japanese [stamped in red ink] "[artist's seal]". Not dated. Signed u.r., in Japanese [inscribed in ink] "[yet to be translated] [two artist's seals]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1980
Accession number
135.1980