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I think this is a Manchurian Crane - Lithograph from Watercolor by Karl Mårtens - Litografier « Edition Vulfovitch


Kayama Matazo 加山 又造 (1927-2004) A thousand cranes 千羽鶴 - pair of six-fold screens - The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan - 1970


Crane Symbol The crane has a remarkable position in Celtic lore. The crane is believed to be the messenger of the gods and to have a high degree of wisdom. The crane represents higher states of consciousness. In addition, both the male and female crane incubate their eggs and protect their young. For this reason, they are also symbolic of parenthood. Cranes avoid direct confrontation whenever possible, and exhibit a complex array of threatening behaviors when necessary to prevent battles…