Ito Nisaburo, White Crane on Pine Tree, Bird and Flower


Artist: Ito Nisaburo (1905-2001)
Title: White Crane on Pine Tree
Date: mid 20th century
Size: 27.5 x 29.9 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.

In Japan as in other countries of East Asia, the crane is seen as a harbinger of good fortune. The fact that it has become a symbol of marital bliss, longevity and fidelity is the result of close observation, as cranes make a pair for life and reinforce their bonds with dances.

Ito Nisaburo

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Print FormatShikishiban
ArtistIto Nisaburo
SubjectAnimal & Birds, Flowers & Botanical
Dimensions27.5 x 29.9 cm
Condition ReportMinor discolouration.