crow on autumnal branch

Kakunen Tsuruoka, 1892-1977

crow on autumnal branch

ink and color on light brown cardstock; signed Kakunen with artist's square seal Kakunen, with oval Tsuruoka family seal on verso, n.d., ca. 1920-30s

5 by 19 7/8 in., 12.6 by 50.4 cm

While crows are never anthropomorphized as have a sweet disposition, Kakunen has imbued this particular subject with a somewhat angry or menacing quality.



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