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Swallow on Lotus
  • Kanō Yasunobu
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Swallow on Lotus, mid 1600s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on silk
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 375 x 572 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 1200 x 654 mm
  • Gift from the Ssu-ch'uan-ko Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1996.0172

Bird on a branch of lotus. An upside down lotus leaf to the left of the bird. Background blank except for a few lines at the bottom indicating water.