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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Kono Shuson Autumn Scroll

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1970: Item # 1432000

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Rich autumn colors dye the forest surrounding a viewing platform on this silk painting by Kono Shuson enclosed in a signd wooden box titled Maple Brocade Mountains. Pigment on silk in a cloth border, The scroll is 49.5 x 183 cm (19-1/2 x 72 inches) and in excellent condition. Kono Shuson (1890-1987) Born in Ehime, he studied Nanga from 18 in Kyoto under Tajika Chikuson, becoming a founding member of the Nihon Nanga-in in 1921, eventually serving as the governor from 1960. He also was exhibited at the Bunten 12 times. He received the Kyoto order of cultural merit in 1984.