Raptor Capturing a Crane in Flight, mid 18th century

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Several prints of eagles and hawks signed by or attributed to Torii Kiyomasu I and II exist. Many of the designs are similar to those appearing in the book "Past and Present Writings about Falcons: The Clenched Fist" (Kokon taka no sho: Nigiri kobushi 古今鷹之書 仁義理古武士), a book on falconry with 48 images, published in 1687. See Hillier: The Art of the Japanese Book, vol. 1. p. 131 for an example.

Raptor Capturing a Crane in Flight
Artist Life
1706 - 1763
Accession Number
Curator Approved

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