Nachi Waterfall


Nagasawa Rosetsu ( Japanese, 1754 - 1799 )

18th century
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General Description

Nagasawa Rosetsu's magical painting of a famous Japanese waterfall has a fluidity of design and sweeping pictorial patterns that suit the cloudlike beauty of the scene.

Excerpt from

  • Anne Bromberg, Label text, 2017.

Fun Facts

  • Until 1905, this work was owned by Iwaya Ichiroku, a Meiji-period calligrapher and high ranking governmental official.

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