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Beauty and Birds
by Shoun Yamamoto
Original caretaker of this artwork: artelino - Japanese prints Art auctions of Japanese and Chinese prints
|Title:||Beauty and Birds|
|Series:||Fashions of Today|
|Date 1st edition?:||1909|
|Publisher 1st edition?:||Not Set|
|Publisher (this edition)?:||Not Set|
|Medium (1st edition):||Woodblock|
|Medium (this edition):||Woodblock|
|Format (1st edition):||Oban|
|Format (this edition):||Oban|
|DB artwork code:||44159|
|Notes (1st edition)?:||Title Present Forms - Beauty and Birds|
-- Shoun's most famous series -- Ima Sugata
Artist Shoun Yamamoto 1870-1965
Seal Artist's seal.
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.
|Notes (this edition)?:||The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:|
Title Present Forms - Beauty and Birds