||"White Heron Beneath Willow"
||Meiji period, ca1870's/1890's.
||Painting size: 8 x 50.
||Painting itself is of black, brown, green pigments and gofun on light tan silk.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 9 1/4 x 72 overall.
||Light tanish silk (artwork) mounted on light olive-green silk; brown flower-patterned
cream colored silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; black lacquered wood end-pieced bottom roller.
(Visible water-stain bottom/left roller; several stains upper artwork area; tiny hole center/top;
scattered marks. Minimal wrinkling--hangs nicely.)
||An attractively composed tall/narrow format scroll painting of a little white heron perched beneath a
willow. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.