Imao Keinen: Authentic woodblock print with birds, reed and fish trap.
Black/while with shades of blue and brown.
Size: 22 x 31 cm (9 x 12 in), matted: 13 x 17 inches. Good condition.
Imao Keinen (1845 - 1924). One of the most well-known Japanese painters of his time, he became a member of the Art Committee of the Imperial Household in 1904 and the Imperial Art Academy in 1919, both great honors. Keinen earned lasting fame for his beautiful bird and flower designs, or kacho-ga, painted with wonderful lifelike detail.
Imao Keinen Woodblock Print. Birds and Reed.