Japanese Maple and Autumn Plants

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    early nineteenth century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink and color on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 129.9 × 56 cm (51 1/8 × 22 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Sakai Oho (1808-1841)
  • Description

    A stately maple tree stands on the right, adorned with colorful red leaves on the branches above and near the roots. On the ground, suggested by the subtle greyish trace of a pool of ink, are typical autumn plants: Maiden Flower, or ominaeshi, chrysanthemum, or kiku, thorned vine with red fruit, and a single fallen ginko leaf.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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