Jul 8, 2022
Sep 2, 2005
Jul 8, 2022

Conversation, from the series Views of the Four Seasons

四季のながめ おはなし

Conversation, from the series Views of the Four Seasons


Yamamoto Shōun 山本 昇雲

(Japanese, 1870–1965)

Woodblock print, ink and color on paper

Support: Laid Japanese paper

Sheet: 23.9 x 34 cm (9 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Image: 20.3 x 30 cm (8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Gift of Frederick, Tina, and Zoe Zwegat 2004.227


Did you know?

A painter from Kōchi trained in Tokyo, Yamamoto Shōun often had works in the prestigious Ministry of Education Exhibition (Bunten) and Imperial Exhibition (Teiten).


This print is from a series of 12 depicting vignettes from modern life in Tokyo over the course of the seasons. A talented print designer, Yamamoto Shōun was also a painter, who often won top prizes in national exhibitions.

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