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Crows on Willow
  • Yamada Kōun
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Crows on Willow, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink, color on silk
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 156 x 354 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 61 3/8 x 139 3/8 in
    Mount Dimensions: 171 x 372 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 67 5/16 x 146 7/16 in
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0049.a
Label Text

A view of crows in blooming willow trees. Five crows perch in the branches of a willow of the leftmost screen while a single crow perches on the right side of the other screen. Quick and loose strokes of black and green ink define the subjects.