The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures

Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
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Kawamura Kokyo 2 Panel Silk Screen, Lavish Garden Scene

Kawamura Kokyo 2 Panel Silk Screen, Lavish Garden Scene

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1940: Item # 1419793

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A dark lush corner of the garden lights up with white flowers surrounding a water basin on this moss-covered scene by Kawamura Kokyo dating from the early Showa period (c. 1930). Completely remounted on a new frame utilizing antique silk border reflecting the original. The screen is 157 x 153 cm tall. (62 inches x 5 feet tall) and is in excellent condition.
Kawamura Kokyo was born in Otsu, Shiga prefecture in the vast lakeside plain adjoining Kyoto in 1913, real name Shoji. He studied the modern Maruyama School under Yamamoto Shunkyo, and is remembered for his Bird and Flower paintings as well as Landscapes. He was selected for exhibition with the pre-war Bunten National Exhibition as well as with Shunkyo’s Sanaekai, among others