Pair of Geese by River

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Antique Japanese screen painting (byōbu), in black ink (sumi) and mineral colors on gold leaf (kinpaku) applied paper; from shohei-ga, mounted as a large two panel screen, on wooden frames with paper hinges, textile border and lacquered molding, depicting a pair of geese besides fast moving stream, and flowering peonies (botan), camellias (tsubaki) and rice paddy.

Origin: Japan
Era: Edo/Tokugawa (1615-1868), late 18th Century
Dimensions: 67 inches high x 73 inches wide

Painting 4055