Eye Candy for Today: Kano Sansetsu Plum

The Old Plum, Kano Sansetsu
The Old Plum, attributed to Kano Sansetsu, ink, color and gold on gilded paper, 1645 (Edo period).

This wonderfully gnarled old tree, portrayed across four sliding door panels, is almost a landscape — or a world — in itself.

In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Click Fullscreen, then zoom or use download arrow.


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