Peacock Period: Edo period Date: century Culture: Japan Medium: Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper Dimensions: 54 x 30 in. x cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: H. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs.
This scroll portrays a rooster in a rainstorm. The artist applied ink with great sensitivity to depict the blown bamboo leaves and strong gusts of wind, and brilliant colors to render the blue morning glories and the magnificent rooster
Case (Inrō) with Design of Crickets , Artist:Onko Takanaga (dates unknown), Edo period (1615–1868), Date:19th century, Culture:Japan Case: carved red lacquer; Fastener (ojime): silver with openwork slide; Toggle (netsuke): red lacquer carved in the shape of a lobed table with two gentlemen playing a game of go