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Stockno.:S21-013
Artist:Miyata Shizan 宮田司山 (1889-1971)
Description: Painting on silk, titeld Flowers and plants from four seasons (Shiki kusabana 四季草花). An abundance of flowers and plants can be seen: from the famous cherry blossoms (sakura) signalling spring, to Japanese pampas grass (susuki) – one of the seven Autumn grasses. *Nihonga artist from Kyoto, who exhibited and won prizes many times at both the Bunten and Teiten exhibitions. He specialized in kachō-ga, and became especially skilled in the detailed and elegant portrayal of small birds and sparrows. First studied under Kikuchi Hōbun (菊池芳文1862-1918), afterwards moved to Tokyo and became a pupil of Araki Jippo (荒木十畝1872-1944). Member of the Nihonga association where he was very actively involved. He was also at the first meeting of the re-organized Teiten exhibition. From 1927 onwards, his work was accepted to the Teiten nearly every year.
Signed:Shizan, with artist seal reading 'Shizan'
Size:Image 115x41 cm
Condition:Good general condition, a few small folds in the painting, an insect dropping towards the bottom, and a very slight stain in top left. No box.
Price:Euro 1450 SOLD
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