A remarkable scroll consisting of 32 sheets forming 12 panels of preliminary but highly finished drawings and underdrawings in black ink and white, yellow, green, blue, pale red, and grey wash of for a Japanese folding screen, with a paper label on outside stating, in translation, "Twelve images of falcons for a byobu e [a folding screen] an heirloom of the Kano family." Scroll on paper (395 x 90730 mm., carefully backed at an early date). Japan: mid-Edo

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