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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.q
Description

Black, orange, and beige image of a bird, bamboo, and a thatched-roof structure. The bird is in flight at center left. It has outstretched wings and an orange mouth. The bamboo leaves are at top center. The thatched roof is in the top half of the image.