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櫻画帖 Sakura gajō (Painting Album of Cherry Blossoms)
  • Gyokuhō
    active Meiji period (1868–1912)
    active: Japan
  • 櫻画帖 Sakura gajō (Painting Album of Cherry Blossoms), May 1906
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • paper, paint, silk brocade
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 x 31.5 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 15/16 x 12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift from the Gordon and Sue Waddle Family
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0064
Description

Depicts roughly 204 varieties of Japanese cherry blossoms, each painted in color pigments and identified in an accompanying gold inscription. Each page has a seal that reads “Gyokuhō 玉鳳.” The album also has an preface poem written by Hidemaro (or Fusamaro) 英麿.