A pair of Japanese screens on a silver ground with ashi (reeds)

A pair of Japanese screens on a silver ground with ashi (reeds)

A pair of Japanese screens on a silver ground with ashi (reeds)

Date & Origin 1868 to 1926, Japan 20th century Meiji/Taisho period
Dimensions
Description
A pair of six-fold paper screens painted in ink and colour on a silver ground with ashi (reeds).

Seals:
Top: Hirai Yutaka in (Seal of Yutaka Hirai)
Bottom: Chokusui 

Japan 20th century Meiji/Taisho period

Dimensions: H. 67¼” x W. 149¾” (170.5cm x 380cm)

Hirai Chokusui (b. 1861). Gō: (art names): Seisai, Kajitsurō. Born in Osaka. Chokusui started painting at the age of 30 under Fukuda Chokujō (1861-1947); he excelled in landscapes and kachōga (bird and flower paintings) and was particularly well known for his paintings of peacocks. As the head of a painting studio in Osaka he taught many other noted painters, including Takabatake Kashō (1888-1966), Kanashima Keika (1892-1974), Itō Keisui (1881-1967) and Okamoto Hōsui (1876-1959).

Works by the artist can be found in the collection of Ōita kenrisu Geijusu kaikan (Oita Prefecture Art Museum).
Exhibitions
Chokusui exhibited at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904 where he sold two pieces
Signed / Inscribed
Seals: Top: Hirai Yutaka in (Seal of Yutaka Hirai), Bottom: Chokusui 
Stock Code 6694/95
P.O.A
Dimensions
Description
A pair of six-fold paper screens painted in ink and colour on a silver ground with ashi (reeds).

Seals:
Top: Hirai Yutaka in (Seal of Yutaka Hirai)
Bottom: Chokusui 

Japan 20th century Meiji/Taisho period

Dimensions: H. 67¼” x W. 149¾” (170.5cm x 380cm)

Hirai Chokusui (b. 1861). Gō: (art names): Seisai, Kajitsurō. Born in Osaka. Chokusui started painting at the age of 30 under Fukuda Chokujō (1861-1947); he excelled in landscapes and kachōga (bird and flower paintings) and was particularly well known for his paintings of peacocks. As the head of a painting studio in Osaka he taught many other noted painters, including Takabatake Kashō (1888-1966), Kanashima Keika (1892-1974), Itō Keisui (1881-1967) and Okamoto Hōsui (1876-1959).

Works by the artist can be found in the collection of Ōita kenrisu Geijusu kaikan (Oita Prefecture Art Museum).
Stock Code 6694/95

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