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Susuki grass, Chinese bellflowers, patrinia and waxwing, from the albums of Keinen Gafu


Artist

IMAO Keinen

Japan

1845 - 1924


About

IMAO Keinen was a Kyoto school painter, a student of SUZUKI Hyakunen and contemporary of SUZUKI Shônen (whose screen painting 'Pine trees' is in the gallery collection). He was particularly excelled in naturalistic depictions of birds and flowers, and won many awards at domestic and international exhibitions. He also painted for the Imperial household.

IMAO published a few picture albums in woodblock prints. One is titled [Keinen's picture album of birds and flowers] published in four volumes in 1891. These four leaves (Acc.no.s 63.2002.1-4) may have come from this publication.

Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, 13 February 2002.


Details


Other Titles

Keinen's picture album of birds and flowers

no. 38 (autumn flowers and bird)


Alternative title

Keinen kachô gafu


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1891


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

31.8 x 22.5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Clare Goodwin 2002


Location

Not on display


Accession number

63.2002.4


Artist information

IMAO Keinen

Works in the collection

4


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history