Scroll Painting: "Two Cranes Flying"

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Artist Signed/Sealed (unidentified)
Title "Two Cranes Flying"
(given name)
Date late-Taisho/early-Showa period, ca1910-1920's.
Image Size Painting size: 14 1/4 x 48
Technique Painting itself is of blues, greens, red, black "sumi" pigments, with "gofun" highlights on light tan silk.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 19 x 74 overall.
Mounting Details Light tanish silk (artwork) mounted on patterned medium blue silk surround and brocade top/bottom; china end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
(Slight wear; few scattered marks. Minimal wrinkling--hangs nicely.)
Comments A beautifully composed scroll painting of two cranes flying beneath a brilliant red/orange sun. Extensive white "gofun" highlights to the tips/edges of the crane's feathers. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork. Stored inside original Japanese hand-made wooden box. Very nice.
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Item # GG-069
Price $575