Mandarin Duck

1500s

Sesson Shūkei 雪村周継

(Japanese, c. 1492–c. 1577)
Painting only: 30 x 41.4 cm (11 13/16 x 16 5/16 in.); Including mounting: 110 x 58.4 cm (43 5/16 x 23 in.)
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In this painting, the artist depicted a scene of a solitary duck floating by reeds in a subtle arrangement of dry and wet, light and dark ink tones which conveys the tranquility of the moment.
Mandarin Duck

Mandarin Duck

1500s

Sesson Shūkei

(Japanese, c. 1492–c. 1577)
Japan, Muromachi period (1392–1573)

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