Kano School

Cranes in a Landscape

Late 17th century

Byobu, six-fold screen, ink, color, and gold on paper

Museum purchase with funds donated by John E. Schloder in memory of his mother, Doris E. Schloder


Screens played a vital role in dividing spaces inside Japanese homes, palaces, and shrines. Along with hanging scrolls, hand scrolls, and sliding wall panels, they served as a major source of commissions.

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