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Kamisaka Sekka
Waiting by a treeKamisaka Sekka (1866-1942)Hanging scroll, ink, and pigments on paper. Painting: 134 by 30,5 cmMounts: 200 x 48 cm This painting represents a man waiting under a dark tree. The composition is extremely simple but suggestive. The artist, with few elements, can, in fact, create a vivid and dynamic scene, based on the tension between the strong ink stain that renders the tree and the elegant figure of the man, dressed in an aristocratic robe.Painter and designer, Kamisaka Sekka has been one of the most important Japanese artists who brought the traditional aesthetic in...

Rengetsu Tanzaku
Otagaki Rengestu and Wada GozanMan with maple tree branchTanzaku, Ink on paperPoem by Otagaki Rengestu  (1791-1875)Picture:Wada Gesshin (1800-1870)Signed: Rengestu 77 years oldPainting: 35.3 x 6.2 cmMounts: 155 x 30.6 cm The poem says:This branchI snapped and broughtfrom the valley Below Mount Takaoa swatch of brocadeThe painting represents  a man in a typical hat who is bringing a branch of a red maple tree with a child on his back. Takaoyama is a place in Kyoto famous for colored leaves. In this poem Rengetsu is comparing the beauty of the scenery of autumn-...

Otagaki Rengestu and Wada GozanWinter landscapePainting by Wada Gozan (1800-1870)Poem by Otagaki Rengestu (1791 - 1875)Ink on paper 99,5 x 30 cm The poem reads: But for the footprintsof a fox who howledthrough the nightthere are no shadowsa snowy mountain village. This artwork and words combine to transport us in this quiet winter scene of a mountain village.The painting style is delicate and refined. Of particular beauty are the firs, the only element that contrasts with the white snow, that dominate the scene from above; They are used with a technique that involves the...

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