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Bamboo and Sparrow
  • Kanō Sansetsu
    1589–1651
    born: Hizen, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan
  • Bamboo and Sparrow, circa 1620, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper, silk
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 105.4 x 33.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 4 1/8 x 1 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0043
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Description

A single thick stalk of bamboo with a few leaves and a small sparrow. Mounted on three different patterned silks.