Shunbai Ginza, painting by Gyokudo Kawai
Picture size 24 × 26.5 Whole hanging scroll 38 × 117 cm
”The darkness of Musashino has decreased. Look at the shape and shape illuminated by the light. Brightness like the neon of Ginza spreads here up to Ome”
Kawai Gyokudo, a master of modern Japanese paintings, loved Japan's nature and drew many landscape paintings.
Born in Aichi prefecture in 1868, at the age of 14, he studied under Japanese painter Mochizuki Tamazumi in Kyoto, and later under Maruyama group Kono Umine, and greatly expanded his genius.
At the age of 23, he moved to the Tokyo art school, studied Masaki Hashimoto, mastered the Kano school, and opened a unique setting where the beautiful natural features of the four seasons of Japan are depicted in a sensual and realistic manner.
He has served as a professor at Tokyo Art School, a member of the Imperial Academy of Arts, and received the Order of Culture in 1952.
June 30, 1957 Sunset, awarded the First Order of the Asahi Sun Great Ribbon.
Reference price: 275,000yen
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