Bunraku

Bunraku

Goun, Nishimura, 1877-1938

Bunraku
  • Series : Supplements of "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon"
  • Date : c. 1922-1926
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121008
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimension : 15 3/8 x 10 1/4 inches
  • Comments : Gold metallic specs in background.
    From a set of 18 prints published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images. Dimensions included the printed background; the image only measures 11 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches.
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  • Price : $100


About The Artist

Goun, Nishimura, 1877-1938

Born in Kyoto. Given name Genjiro. Studied with Kishi Chikudo and Takeuchi Seiho. Exhibited paintings at Bunten and Teiten. Member of Imperial Art Academy. Showed with the Nihon Bijutsu Kyokai and then with the Zenkoku Kaiga Kyoshinkai. Prize winner at the first Bunten; member of and frequent juror for the Teiten. Second-generation modern Kyoto school, heir to Seiho's manner. Teacher of Japanese-style painting at Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting. Subjects include flowers, fish, .....

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