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Morning clouds with crows


Tsuji Kakô (1870 - 1931)

Tsuji Kakô (1870-1931)
Signed and sealed: Kakô
c. 1915
Sumi and red on paper, mounted in dark green damask and beige silk, 30.2 x 40.8 (128 x 44)

“Morning clouds with crows” has been a main theme in Kakô’s work around 1915. The number of crows differ but are always a prime number.

Kakô was one the most important painters of the modern Kyoto school.

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Morning clouds with crows