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Red Capped Black Crane from Bairei Hyakuchō Gafu, Zokuhen, Chi

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Red Capped Black Crane

from Bairei Hyakuchō Gafu, Zokuhen, Chi

by Kōno Bairei, 1884

IHL Cat. #499
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About This Print

Red-capped black cranes and their chicks roosting under a full moon are depicted in this 2-page print, the 16th double plate in the second volume of Bairei Hyakuchō Gafu, Zokuhen (Bairei's Picture Album of One Hundred Birds, Continuing). 


Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #499
 Title/DescriptionRed Capped Black Crane from Bairei Hyakuchō Gafu Zokuhen, chi (Bairei's Album of One Hundred Birds: Continuing, Earth [vol. 2]) 
 玄鶴クロヅル丹鳥タソテウ  楳嶺百鳥画譜 續編 地
 Artist
 Kōno Bairei (1844-1895)
 Signature
 unsigned
 Seal
楳嶺 Bairei
 Publication Date  1884
 Edition  likely original edition from the book
 Publisher  Ōkura Magobei 大倉孫兵衛 (Kin'eido; 1843-1921) [Marks: pub. ref. 627]
 Printer  
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent - joined at center after removal from book
 Miscellaneous
 Genre  kachō-ga from gafu
 Format  
 H x W Paper  9 3/8 x 11 7/8 in. (23.8 x 30.2 cm)
 H x W Image
 8 3/8 x 11 5/8 in. (21.3 x 29.5 cm)
 Collections This Print  Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries Identifier JIB4_1_022 (holding is all three volumes of Barei Hyakuchō Gafu, Zokuhen); National Library of Australia JAP 721.9 B14 (holding is all three volumes of Barei Hyakuchō Gafu, Zokuhen); Smithsonian Libraries Freer Sackler Muller Collection ND1059.K6865 A6151 1884; The British Museum 1950,1014,0.6.1-3 (holding is all three volumes of Barei Hyakuchō Gafu, Zokuhen)
 Reference Literature
last revision:
8/27/2020
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