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Artist 長谷川等伯 ( Hasegawa Tōhaku, 1539 - 1610)
Title 松林図・右隻 (Pine Trees / right hand screen)
The painting has been designated as National Treasure in the paintings category.
Date 16th century
Medium Pair of six-folded screens; ink on paper.
Dimensions 156.8 × 356 cm (61.7 × 140.2 in)
Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館)
Tokyo, Japan
Source/Photographer Emuseum
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