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Peacock and Peahen with Chick and Peonies
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Peacock and Peahen with Chick and Peonies


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Description The season is summer, and there is order in the world: on the left, poppa peacock, big rock, and white peonies; on the right, momma peahen, small rock, and red peonies. Both take a parental interest in their offspring.
Provenance [Dealer] Tokyo; Klaus Nauman, Japan, 1983-1984, by purchase; [Dealer] Honolulu, Hawaii; Julia Meech, New York, 1987-1988, by purchase [in Honolulu]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1990

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Period
ca. 1840-50 (late Edo)
Medium
ink, color, and gold leaf on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
VO.96 (35.156, 35.157, 35.158, 35.159)
Measurements
69 7/8 x 38 in. (177.5 x 96.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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