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A Pine Tree in the Snow
  • Suzuki Kiitsu
    1796–1858
    born: Omi province (present-day Shiga prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • A Pine Tree in the Snow, early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color on paper
  • Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0018
Description
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Matted fan painting. Vertical Japanese cypress trunk at the left, outcropped at the top with snow covering most of the tree leaves. Multiple vertical drips of melting snow in the center of the fan. Green moss depicted on two sides of the tree trunk.