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Chinese style landscape
  • Kanō Tanyū
    1602–1674
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Chinese style landscape, 1897, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color lithograph, reproduction
  • Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2404
Description

White clouds are floating through grey mountains with chinese houses interspersed within the crevices of the rocks. Trees are growing throughout this landscape of mountains. Center right, a small bridge can be seen connecting to another piece of land off to the right. Bottom right, a seperat pieces of land, which seems to be an island, has one lonely tree.