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Phoenixes and Paulownia


Kano Tanshin


early 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G221
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Folding Screen with Phoenixes, one of a pair: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Paintings | Ink and colors on silk
Size: 140 1/4 x 63 1/2 in. (356.24 x 161.29 cm) (image)147 3/4 x 70 3/4 in. (375.29 x 179.71 cm) (overall)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period, Kano
Physical Description: two phoenixes at center, perched on a gnarled tree branch; waves at L; greens, blues, pink and white; seal and inscription, LRC
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 2003.57.1
Artist: Tanshin Kano, Japanese, 1653 - 1718
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1653 - 1718
Added to Site: February 28, 2009