Edo period (1615–1868)
Pair of six-fold screens; ink and gold on paper
59 15/16 x 143 11/16 in. (152.2 x 365 cm)
AP 1969.11 a,b
In these screens, a clump of young bamboo and a gnarled plum tree beside a stream provide the setting for a group of crows in flight and at rest. Soft washes of gray ink and gold convey the feeling of dense fog and evoke a sense of deep space.