Delicately painted red flowers and small fruit against a light brown background, surrounded by green leaves.

Wisteria and Other Flowers (detail), Fukae Roshu (1699–1757), Japan, Edo period, 18th century, ink and color on paper, Purchase—Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Freer Gallery of Art, F1958.12

Rinpa: Creativity Across Time and Space

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Two geese, painted in varying shades of gray ink wash, are suspended mid-flight with sketchy crashing waves drawn delicately in the background.

Geese Over a Beach (detail), Maruyama Ōkyo 円山応挙 (1733–1795), Japan, Edo period, 18th century, ink on paper, Gift of Charles Lang Freer, Freer Gallery of Art, F1898.143

Feathered Ink

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Detail from a painting. A man in green rides a white horse with orange legs across a wide field. A falcon attacks another bird in the upper right corner.

Detail, A Mounted man hunting birds with a falcon; Mughal dynasty, early 18th century; Color and gold on paper; Gift of Charles Lang Freer F1907.212

Falcons: The Art of the Hunt

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