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Title

Red pine, mountain white bamboo and bush warbler , from the albums of Keinen Gafu

1891

Artist

Imao Keinen

Japan

1845 – 1924

  • Details

    Other Titles
    Keinen's picture album of birds and flowers
    no.1 (pine, bamboo, bird)
    Alternative title
    Keinen kachô gafu
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    1891
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodblock print
    Dimensions
    32.1 x 22.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Clare Goodwin 2002
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    63.2002.1
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Imao Keinen

    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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