Dec 8, 2009

Lotus from Album of Paintings by the Venerable Zeshin

Lotus from Album of Paintings by the Venerable Zeshin


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Shibata Zeshin 柴田 是真

(Japanese, 1807–1891)

Leaf in accordion-style album; ink, color, and gold on silk

Each leaf: 19.7 x 18.4 cm (7 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1990.130.f


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The artist used a wet on wet painting technique called tarashikomi (dripping in) to created the mottled leaf surface.

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