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Beauty and Birds

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Beauty and Birds
by Shoun Yamamoto

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Artist: Shoun Yamamoto
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
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.
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
-- Shoun's most famous series -- Ima Sugata
Artist Shoun Yamamoto 1870-1965
Signature "Shoun".
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated 1909.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Excellent - very good.
Colors Excellent ... Mica sprinkled. Silver metallic pigment on the part of robe.
Condition Very good ... Backed. Margins slightly soiled and slightly toned. Light tape residues on the left edge.

Width Item 9.4 inches = 24.0 cm
Height Item 14.0 inches = 35.5 cm

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