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Lot 0040
  • Artist: Keinen Imao
  • Title: Stonechat and Red Ivy
  • Publisher: Shima Art Co.
  • Date: 1910s
  • Medium: Japanese woodblock print
  • Size: chuban, 7.5 x 10.25 inches
  • Provenance: From the Robert O. Muller estate.

    IMAO KEINEN was born in Kyoto in 1845. His original name was Imao Isaburo. He studied ukiyo-e painting with Umegata Tokyo and other Japanese styles with Suzuki Hyakunen. By 1880, Keinen had become a painting instructor at the Kyoto Prefecture School of Painting, and then in 1904 became a member of the Art Committee of the Imperial Household. In 1919 Keinen became a Member of the Imperial Art Academy. An important Japanese style painter, Keinen specialized in Kacho-ga (Flower and Bird prints) with realistic detail. He is best known for "Bird and Flower Albums by Keinen", 1891, a set of 4 volumes, each containing 40 prints, published by Nishimura Soemon, and for his series of kacho-e designs created for the Shima Art Company in the early part of the 20th century. Keinen died in 1924.

    Reserve: $100.00

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  • Condition

    Fine, no flaws

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    Keinen Imao Woodblock Stonechat and Red Ivy

    Estimate $150 - $200Nov 7, 2018
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