Yusho Kaiho (Japanese, 1533-1615). <em>Drying Fishnets in the Four Seasons</em>, ca. 1610. Ink, color and gold on paper, Overall: 66 1/6 x 148 1/2 in.  (168.1 x 377.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund and Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 59.7.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.7.1_SL3.jpg)

Drying Fishnets in the Four Seasons

Artist:Yusho Kaiho

Medium: Ink, color and gold on paper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1610

Dimensions: Overall: 66 1/6 x 148 1/2 in. (168.1 x 377.2 cm) Image: 59 3/16 x 141 3/4 in. (150.3 x 360.0 cm)



Accession Number: 59.7.1

Image: 59.7.1_SL3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One of a pair of six-panel screens, the other half being 59.7.2. The screens depict fishnets draped across posts, among grasses along a sandy shoreline. The shore and clouds are represented in gold. The screens trace the four seasons, running from right to left, with short green grasses marking spring, taller grasses marking summer, browning grasses gone to seed indicating autumn, and snow indicating winter.

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