- Other Titles
- Keinen's picture album of birds and flowers
no.16 (sunflower, insect, sparrow)
- Alternative title
- Keinen kachô gafu
- Place where the work was made
- Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
- Media category
- Materials used
- colour woodblock print
- 32.1 x 22.5 cm
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Gift of Clare Goodwin 2002
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
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.
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Conversations through the Asian collections, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Oct 2014–13 Mar 2016