Artist Tsubaki Chinzan, Japanese, 1801 - 1854
  • Flowers and Insects
Date between early and mid-19th century
Medium ink and watercolor on silk
Dimensions Overall: 16 3/8 × 111 inches (41.6 × 281.9 cm)
Image: 14 1/4 × 111 inches (36.2 × 281.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Endicott
Accession Number 82.31
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Signed Signed: Chinzan Tsubaki Hitsu
Marks Stamps, center left, near end of the scroll: [two artist's seals]
Inscriptions Inscribed: [notations throughout]
(Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, Japan);
1982-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit Free Press, April 28, 1991,p. 14 (ill.).

Abiko, Bonnie. "Handscroll of 'Flowers and Insects' by Tsubaki Chinzan." Bulletin of the DIA 74, no. 1/2 (2000): pp. 32-43.

Augustin, Birgitta. “Idealist Painting and the Samurai.” Bulletin of the DIA 88, no. 1/4 (2014): pp. 93, 99 (fig. 11).