Scroll Painting: "Crane"

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Artist Unidentified
Title "Crane" (given name)
Date Late-Meiji to Taisho period, ca1890's/1920's.
Image Size Painting size: 19 1/2 x 45 1/4.
Technique Painting itself is black/grey "sumi-ink" and brown/orange pigments on tan paper.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 24 1/2 x 76 overall.
Mounting Details Paper (artwork) mounted on grey white-patterned paper; patterned light-brown outer edge; black wooden end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Fair. (Long water-stain right/center; rust stains between legs; some scratches, scattered marks, wear, soiling. Some wrinkling, typical of older scroll mounts.)
Comments An attractive "sumi-e" painting of a Japanese crane--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.
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Item # BG-865
Price $295