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sheet from an incomplete volume of the three volume Hanabush Icho gafu painting manual
  • Seizandoo of Edo, publisher
  • sheet from an incomplete volume of the three volume Hanabush Icho gafu painting manual, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 209 x 150 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 255 x 175 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0298.w
Description

Black on beige image of five birds on a branch. The branch extends from the bottom right corner to top center. There are five birds in the center of the image, outlined in thin black lines. The birds have thin legs, pointed heads, and long thin beaks.