hanging scroll: painting of a vase by Kubota Beisen

Vase with lotus and nandin  -
        Kubota Beisen (1852 1906)


Beisen was the only son of a Kyoto restaurant family. At the age of 16 he joined the school of Suzuki Hyakunen. Travelling several times to Europe and Amerika. In 1899 his eyesight badly reclined and the next year he lost all his sight. Together with Kono Bairei and Imao Keinen the best gachoga painters of the Meiji-period.

technique:
signed:
seal:
sumi and colour on paper
... Beisen
unread
size:
mounting:
rollers:
35x195 cm
goldcoloured sik and brocade ichimonij
wood
condition: very good
Lit.: Brown 13-5; Harada 127-8; Roberts 94
Mitchell 17;Araki 701-2
price: Euro 1200,-