Japanese Hawk targeting Sparrow

[ Japanese Hawk targeting Sparrow ]
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" Japanese Hawk targeting Sparrow "
Beppu Tanpu (1875 -?)

Tanpu was born in Fukagawa district of Tokyo in the 8th year of the Meiji era (1875).
His real given name was Hakuryo.
Tanpu is a pseudonym.
He studied Japanese painting of the Yosai style under Matsumoto Fuko.
Tanpu was good at painting flowers & birds, and also historical figures.

Signature & Seal
Part of Painting
Silk, 114 x 35.5 cm ( 45 x 14 inches )
Silk, 192 x 47.5 cm ( 75.6 x 18.7 inches )
Roller End Material
No Box

There are some spots, stains and folds.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A Taka bird (Japanese Hawk) is targeting a Suzume bird (Sparrow) from a shaft of Matsu tree.
The scroll looks nice.

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Taka Bird targeting Suzume Bird
Rakkan Signature & Stamp of Beppu Tampu
Signature & Seal
Roller Rod made from Staghorn
Roller End
Japanese Hawk on a Leader of Matsu Tree
Flying Suzume Bird (Sparrow)
Taka Bird on a Shaft of Japanese Pine Tree
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