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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.b
Description

Black line drawing of a landscape with a red flowering tree. There are two bamboo plants on the right side. Behind them and slightly to the left is flowering tree. It has small red blossoms. There is a bird perched on the branch at upper left. There is water in the bottom left quadrant and a small plant in the bottom left corner. There is foliage in the top right quadrant. There is a thin black border on the top, left, and bottom.