Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Pheasant
  • Asada Benji, artist
    1899–1984
    born: Kameoka, Japan ; died: Japan ; active: Japan
    Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., Ltd., publisher
  • Pheasant, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 269 x 391 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 9/16 x 15 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 295 x 445 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 17 1/2 in
  • Gift of George W. Byers
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0202
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Pheasant standing on a tree. The bird is in the center of the image facing left. It has red around it’s yellow eye. It has orange, green, brown, pink, blue and red feathers and a green back. The tree has pink flowers with orange and green leaves.