Cranes and Plum Branch

梅に鶴 「鶴鳴九皋 声聞天」

Japanese
Edo period
1770s
Attributed to Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 20.2 x 15.1 cm (7 15/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.104

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Chinese poem from the Book of Songs (Shi ching): He ming jiu gao sheng jian tien (Cranes cry from the nine marshbanks and their voices are heard in Heaven)

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Ross Collection by exchange

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Denman Waldo Ross Collection