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Bird and flowers (no. 12)
  • Kōno Bairei
    1844–1895
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan
  • Bird and flowers (no. 12), 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: 175 x 229 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 6 7/8 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 207 x 268 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of George W. Byers
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0200
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Image of a bird and flowers. The bird is right of center on the bottom and is black, white, and gray. The flowers are yellow with green and yellow centers and red and green leaves.