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Bamboo
  • Watanabe Gentai
    1749–1822
    active: Japan
  • Bamboo, late 1700s–early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 61 x 227 mm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1264 x 337 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 2 3/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: 49 3/4 x 13 1/4 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1990.0188
Description
Label Text

Thick, loose brushstrokes spread across the piece to create a bamboo stalk with leaves.