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Bird on a Flowering Tree Branch

Artist/Maker: Hu Dun (China, dates unknown)

Date: 19th century
Medium: ink and colors on paper
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (18.1 x 54.9 cm)
Overall: 11 x 22 3/4 in. (27.9 x 57.8 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Gift of Phyllis Ann Figiel
Object number: 2001.47.1
DescriptionStarting in the lower right corner, a large branch of a flowering tree, possibly plum, extends for the entire length of the paper. A long-tailed white bird, possibly a pheasant, bends down with its neck slightly extended, and is making a sound. A thirty-one character inscription, followed by two seals, is located on the left side of the painting.
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