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Japanese Two Panel Screen: Romping Steers in a Pasture of Wild Grasses

Showa period (1926 - 1989) vibrant painting on silk of playful steers under a cloudy sky amidst pasture grasses. The painting on this screen was made using a dying process called somemono, a traditional type of resist dying similar to batik. The dyed silk painting was mounted in a traditional Japanese manner, and then set into a sturdy wooden frame that is able to be displayed on the floor or on the wall. Screen is backed with raw linen, and is signed and dated on the reverse. Signature reads Shinzo or Makoto-zo (same characters, different readings) and is dated 1940.

Period
Dated 1940
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
63" h x 52 1/2" w
160cm h x 133.3cm w
Item #
S1749
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