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Hoopoe Bird Print of Oriental Screen #2375629

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Hoopoe Bird Print of Oriental Screen #2375629
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?Hoopoe Bird? is an exquisite print of an Oriental screen depicting three birds sitting on blooming branches. It is quite obvious that this piece is a printed transfer of a traditional Oriental fabric screen due to the horizontal grain of the fabric that can be seen in the background. It is a deep golden tone that creates a lush and rich backdrop for the work. There are also dark outlines, which bespeak an Oriental style as well. This piece illustrates two white birds with black accents that are on the upper most bow of the tree, heads raised upwards in song. However, they are not alone, for an austere bird with magnificent plumage is perched on a piece of bark below them. Its feathers are a pink tinted orange tone with black and white accents that grab the viewer?s attention to marvel at its individuality. This bird is known as the Hoopoe, which are widespread in Europe, Asia, and North Africa, as well as Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. In classical Chinese poetry, the Hoopoe is depicted as a celestial messenger often bearing news of the spring season. The Hoopoe is generally considered auspicious in China thanks to its unique beauty. Due to this poetic picture, it only follows that this print then deals with the coming of spring, which already seems imminent due to the flowering blooms and ripening berries. The detail is extremely delicate and quite fine, as only can be achieved with a keen eye and a steady hand. It is matted in a textured cream mat that sets off the print ...
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<tr><td>Condition:Good</td></tr>
<tr><td>Year:19--</td></tr>


<tr><td>Height:33.37</td></tr>

<tr><td>Width:17.37</td></tr>

<tr><td>Title:Hoopoe Bird Print of Oriental Screen</td></tr>



<tr><td>Location:Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230, USA</td></tr>
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