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Bird in a flowering tree (No. 6)
  • Kōno Bairei
    1844–1895
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan
  • Bird in a flowering tree (No. 6), 1893, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • 楳嶺花鳥画譜巻之六 (Album of Bairei’s flower and bird pictures)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 173 x 230 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 9 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 208 x 266 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 3/16 x 10 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of George W. Byers
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0201
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Image of a bird in a flowering tree. There is a black bird seen from behind in the top right quadrant. There are green leaves and pink and white flowers. The branch extends from the top right corner to the bottom left corner.