BambooArtist(s)Hanabusa ItchōObject Creation Dateearly 18th centuryMedium & Supporthanging scroll, ink on paperDimensions
42 1/16 in x 10 in (106.84 cm x 25.4 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. Max LoehrSubject matter
"The "four gentlemen" subjects of bamboo, orchid, plum, and chrysanthemum, subjects favoured by Chinese literati as a fitting exercise in ink-play that was very close to calligraphy. "
Addiss, Stephen. Nanga Paintings. London: R. G. Sawers, 1975.
On this hanging scroll, there is a single stem of bamboo, it's darker at the bottom and then fades as it reaches the top. Surrounding the stem are a few leaves. The border of the paper is solid brown. To the bottom left of the stem is a signature and seal of the artist.Primary Object Classification Painting Primary Object Typehanging scrollAdditional Object Classification(s)PaintingCollection AreaAsianRights
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