Maples

Amur maple, Acer ginnala
Japanese maple, Acer palmatum
Trident maple, Acer buergeranum

Selected Japanese works of art featuring Maples:

Tokyo National Museum

Kano Hideyori. Maple Viewers, Muromachi Period, 16th century. National Treasure. A10470

Art Institute of Chicago

Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese, 1617-1691. Autumn Maple with Poem Slips, c.1675. Six-panel screen (one of pair); Ink, colors, gold leaf, and gold powder on silk. Kate S. Buckingham Endowment, 1977.157

Katsukawa Shunshô, Japanese, 1726-1792. Dancer with a maple branch, Edo period, 1780-1790. Hanging scroll; Ink, color and gold pigment on silk. Frederick W. Gookin Collection, 1939.1946 

Suzuki Harunobu, Japanese, 1724-1770. Burning Maple Leaves to Heat Sake, c. 1766. Color woodblock print. Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1925.2109 

Utagawa Toyokuni III, Japanese, 1786-1864. Viewing Maple Trees, Edo period, 1835. Color woodblock print. Clarence Buckingham Collection, 1925.3320


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