Fan painting mounted as an album page: ink on paper
late 18th century
mount: 10 1/4 × 19 1/2 in. (26 × 49.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
Fan-shaped painting (no indication of folding) depicting a cuttlefish laid out as one would see it at a fishmonger. There is no indication of setting or even a ground line. The animal is depicted in loose, watery link with the artist's signature and seal above.
Object arrived framed.
This item is not on view
Nagasawa Rosetsu (Japanese, 1754-1799). Cuttlefish, late 18th century. Fan painting mounted as an album page: ink on paper, mount: 10 1/4 × 19 1/2 in. (26 × 49.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2020.2 (Photo: , CUR.2020.2_view01.jpg)
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