Delicately rendered tree reaching over 5 panels with fine leaves and blooming fruit.
Sparrows and Fruiting Tree by Hasegawa Shiei, 18591861
© Ashmolean Museum
- Ink & colour on paper mounted on a sixfold wood frame
- 168 x 370 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £6,000 ( Total: £13,500)
- Acquired in:
- Michael Dunn Ltd
5 sparrows rest on the branches and fly around the tree. A lone sparrow is seen flying in the sixth panel.
History unknown, has been with the dealer for many years.