Product Description

7667         A two-fold paper screen painted in ink and colour on a gold ground with a rooster, hen and chicks beside bamboo and azaleas, with several sparrows among the bamboo

Kano School, Japan, 17th century, Edo period

Dimensions: H. 172cm x W. 190.5cm (67¾” x 75¼”)

For a pair of wood sliding doors with a similar painting dated 1614 of roosters, chicks and a hen beside bamboo in the collection of Nagoya Castle, see The Kyoto National Museum ed., The 100th Anniversary of the Kyoto National Museum Special Exhibition: The Age of Gold, The Days of Dreams in praise of the paintings of the Momoyama Period, (Japan, 1997), p314-315, pl.74.