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Plum Blossoms
  • Hosokawa Rinkoku
    active: Japan
  • Plum Blossoms, early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.2 x 52.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 3/8 x 20 13/16 in
    Frame Dimensions: 21 x 26 x 1 1/2 in
    Weight: 9 lbs
  • Gift of Dr. Kurt A. Gitter in honor of Stephen Addiss and Patricia Fister
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0203

Painting on a fan depicting a stylized plum tree branch, spread sporadically across the fan with light colored blossoms blooming oof it. There is calligraphy made with varying thick and thin brushstrokes surrounding the branch.