Two panel folding screen with eagles


Ancient Japanese two  folding screen depicting a winter landscape and three majestic eagles, two of which perched on the bare and twisted branches of an old tree, the other in flight, evidently about to swoop down on a prey not visible to us.
The artist, with impressive skill and through the use of fine-tipped brushes, succeeded in describing the anatomical details of these wonderful birds of prey in a convincing way in the smallest details.

65½ x 74⅘ in166.5 x 190 cm

Showa, first half of XX century

Ink on paper (suiboku-ga)

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