Beautiful Japanese Shore, Mountains and Village Life silk screen, 1912-1926
From Taisho Period Japan, comes this fine two-panel silk screen Byobu of serene ocean side beach & boats, trees, mountains, and village life – professionally brush stroked on cream ground silk, in a serene, peaceful finely detailed composition of boats, shorelines, trees and and mountain village vistas. It is signed Kougyou. Taisho two panel screens are sought after today for their unique beauty, comfortable size, and the way that they complement contemporary settings. Enticing and unusual subject matter, this simple rendition is skillfully and tastefully rendered in mineral paint pigments on silk. The hard wood perfectly frames this calming and tasteful early 20th century composition. Overall fine condition, it is 63.5″ high, and 75.5″ wide.