Yamamoto Shoun: Beauty and Birds - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Yamamoto Shoun

Title: Beauty and Birds

Date: 1909

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Source: Japanese Art Open Database
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Title Present Forms - Beauty and Birds -- Shoun's most famous series -- Ima Sugata Artist Shoun Yamamoto 1870-1965 Signature "Shoun". Seal Artist's seal. Dated 1909. Medium/Technique Woodblock print. Description From the Series, "Ima Sugata" (Present Forms). "Omairi" (Visit to a Temple). A beauty is holding a plate with beans. A flock of birds are flying in looking for the chance for a snack. -- Shoun was an artist during the transition period of the art scene in Japan. Separated from the rigid ukiyo-e tradition, Shoun depicted the beauties and children in his distinctly warm, happy manners. Width Item 9.4 inches = 24.0 cm Height Item 14.0 inches = 35.5 cm Literature "Yamamoto Shoun Ten". A View of Nostalgic Japan and the Beauties of those Days; an Exhibition of Shoun Yamamoto's Works., The Museum of Art, Kochi; 2005, ISBN, - Pl.44.

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