The crane in this painting, with undecorated wing, faces proper right.

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Artist: Itō Jakuchū 伊藤若冲 (1716-1800)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1775-1790
Ink on paper
H x W (image): 143.5 x 68 cm (56 1/2 x 26 3/4 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — funds provided by the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Hanging scroll

crane, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, kakemono
Provenance research underway.

The crane in this painting, with undecorated wing, faces proper right.

Published References
  • Nobuhisa Kaneko. ジュニア版もっと知りたい世界の美術 3 若冲と応挙 (Junior Edition: Learn More about World Art 3 Jakuchu and Okyo). No. 3, Tokyo, Japan, February 5, 2020. p. 32.
  • Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Thames and Hudson World of Art London and Washington, 2010. pp. 146-147.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 318-319.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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