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Bamboo
  • Tani Bunchō, artist
    1763–1840
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
    Su Shi
    1037–1101
    born: Meishan, Sichuan province, China ; died: Changzhou, Jiangsu province, China ; active: China
  • Bamboo, 1810, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Colom
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0210
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Bamboo painted in wet style with varying ink tonalities. Freely and elegantly drawn, using the tops of the bamboo stalks. Mounted without top and bottom borders, no colophons, front titles or other inscriptions.