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Pheasant and Grasses

Pheasant and Grasses

late 17th-early 18th century

attributed to Ogata Korin

(Japanese, 1658-1716)

Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper

Overall: 134.6 x 43.5 cm (53 x 17 1/8 in.); Painting only: 61.3 x 36.8 cm (24 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.266


Korin was a founder of the Rimpa (decorative) school of painting and was a keen observer of nature. The pheasant is often associated with autumn.

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