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