Comparison of Flowers (Hana kurabe) - Charming original painting for Zeshin's series "Comparison of Flowers." Along with flowers and plants, the series features a wide variety of subjects, from people visiting a temple or climbing a hill to still-lifes and animals. Zeshin studied painting with the great artists of the Maruyama-Shijo School in Kyoto. The school's style combined the direct observation and realism of Western artists with traditional Japanese painting techniques. Some paintings feature a signature in ink or a painted seal while others do not. An interesting and attractive group.
Artist - Zeshin (1807 - 1891)
Size - 6" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This painting with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with thin paper. Slight curling, a couple creases. Some paintings have light lines where backing papers overlap. Please see photos for details.
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