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hawk on a plum branch
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • hawk on a plum branch, circa 1796–1800, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 231 x 175 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 231 x 175 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7891
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Side view of hawk in flowering plum tree. Claws are in yellow, the rest of the print is in shades of black and grey. Possible imitation of Kano painting.