Birds and Flowers
Attributed to Kano Shôei
Ink, color, gold leaf and gold fleck on paper
late 16th century
(folded): 69 x 25 1/2 in. (175.3 x 64.8 cm)
Image (outer panel): 62 5/16 x 21 5/8 in. (158.3 x 54.9 cm)
Image (Inner panel): 62 3/8 x 24 3/8 in. (158.4 x 61.9 cm) (show scale)
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Attributed to Kano Shôei (Japanese, 1519-1592). Birds and Flowers, late 16th century. Ink, color, gold leaf and gold fleck on paper, (folded): 69 x 25 1/2 in. (175.3 x 64.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John Fleming, 83.183.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.183.2_right.jpg)
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Birds and Flowers. Pair of 6-panel screens; ink, color, gold leaf, and gold fleck on paper.
From left to right (.1-.2):
1. Pine Tree, Woodpecker, Azaleas, Roses, Rapids.
2. Pine tree, small birds, female pheasant, rocks, rapids.
3. Male pheasant on rock below pine branch, rapids.
4. Small birds, Chinese bellflowers, ayu (sweetfish).
5. Wild goose, lotus, female mandarin duck.
6. Lotus, river grass, small bird, mandarin duck, rocks.
7. Cucumber Vine, squash vine, small birds, rocks.
8. Swallow, squash vine, white heron.
9. Swallow, willow, bird on rock.
10. Willow, eggplant bush, small birds.
11. Two white herons on a willow tree, tiger lilies.
12. Willow tree, small birds, rocks.
Blue and gold brocade borders, black lacquer wood frame with bronze fittings, stencil printing paper back.
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