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sheet from volume three of the three volume Ehon shuyo painting manual
  • Kashiwaraya Seiemon, publisher
    active: Japan
  • sheet from volume three 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
  • 1986.0301.i
Description

Black line drawing on a beige background of a bird, water, and tree branches. There is a crane at top right, looking right. It is beside a circular object. There is water that enters the image at top left and flows behind the bird and down the right side. There are pine tree branches on the lower left side of the image.