Sparrows and Fruiting Tree by Hasegawa Shiei

Delicately rendered tree reaching over 5 panels with fine leaves and blooming fruit.

Details

Medium:
Ink & colour on paper mounted on a sixfold wood frame
Dimensions:
168 x 370 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,000 ( Total: £13,500)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Michael Dunn Ltd

5 sparrows rest on the branches and fly around the tree. A lone sparrow is seen flying in the sixth panel.

Provenance

History unknown, has been with the dealer for many years.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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