Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Mounted: 56 x 26 cm (22 1/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Each fan: 15 x 50.8 cm (5 7/8 x 20 in.)
Gift of Hakuryu Ninomiya 1988.122
The calligraphy of poems still inspires many contemporary artists. Here, Ninomiya Hakuryu expressed his sensitive playfulness by writing the title of this work, Flower Shade, on a fan turned at a 90-degree angle and a haiku on the fan-shaped paper below.
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