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- Kacho-zu (Birds and Flowers) -

Sanraku Kano


The amazing woodblock print 'Kacho-zu’ (Birds and Flowers) is by Sanraku Kano (1559-1635), a renowned Japanese Nihon-ga painter of the Kano school. Originally painted during the Edo period as a folding screen, the original (folding screen) is now held in the Freer Gallery of Art, an art museum of the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D.C. This print image is a part of a whole painting. The print was published by Tansei-sha in 1983. The publisher's seal, the printer's name 'Mitsuo Hashizume,' and the carver's name 'Sadao Uetani' are located in the right margin. It comes with original explanatory paper (Japanese only, no English)

Technique: Woodblock
Print size: 19 and 7/8 inches wide by 15 and 1/4 inches tall (50.3 x 38.8 cm)
Image size:   17 and 7/8 inches by 13 and 1/4 inches (45.4 x 33.7 cm) 

Sheet number: N/A
Date: Originally in Edo, this was printed in 1983 
Signed: N/A
Condition: Excellent condition. Typical printer's ink smudges on the bottom margin, which will be easily matted out. There is once taped and a paper scuff on the top edge of the verso.


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