Two Birds on a Flowering Prunus Branch

Artist:Chen Shu

Medium: Ink and color on silk

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Dimensions: With mount: 63 1/2 x 20 in. (161.3 x 50.8 cm) Image: 24 3/4 x 15 in. (62.9 x 38.1 cm)


Accession Number: 81.194.2

Catalogue Description:
Painted in the Song bird and flower style, with two small song birds in tones of white and black with red highlights, perched on a flowering prunus branch in tones of white, red, brown and green with black details. Condition: Painting silk has minor mildew stains throughout. 4 1/2 in. repaired tear in silk at upper right.

Brooklyn Museum