Cock and Hen
Cock and Hen

Cock and Hen

Sō Shiseki (1712-1786)

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During the Edo period, Chinese artists were allowed to live in the port city of Nagasaki. Japanese artists who studied under these Chinese masters developed a regional style known as the Nagasaki School, characterized by brightly colored bird and flower paintings rich in naturalistic detail.

Object Information

artist
Sō Shiseki (1712-1786)
period
Edo
creation date
1766
materials
ink and color on silk
dimensions
38-1/4 x 13-1/8 in.
accession number
2000.52
credit line
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crane Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Asian Art
colors

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