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sheet from volume two of the three volume Ehon shuyo painting manual
  • Kashiwaraya Seiemon, publisher
    active: Japan
  • sheet from volume two of the three volume Ehon shuyo painting manual, 1770, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 210 x 154 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 6 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 257 x 175 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 6 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0300.z
Description

Black image of a bird on a tree with a beige background. There is a bird in the center of the image, in profile facing left. The bird has a white breast and a black head, wing, and tail. The tree has a hole near the bird’s feet. There are branches hanging down on the upper right side.