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Cranes and Plum Branch

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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)

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Provenance

Ross Collection by exchange

Credit Line

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

Japanese, Edo period, 1770s

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

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Collections

Asia

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Prints