Flower Shade

Flower Shade

1900s

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

Description

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.

See also
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Painting

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