Chrysanthemums Amongst Billowing Clouds by Reishuu

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Antique Japanese six panel folding screen (byōbu) in sumi ink and mineral colors on gold leaf applied paper, with mixed metal flecks (sunago), mounted on wooden frames with paper hinges, textile border and lacquered molding, depicting a field of multicolored chrysanthemums (kiku), morning glories (asagao), blue Chinese bellflowers (kikyo), agrimony (fujibakama) and pampas grass (susuki), viewed through golden clouds. Sealed: Reishuu

Origin: Japan
Period: Edo/Meiji, Mid 19th Century
Lower Seal: Reishuu; Upper Seal: Not Legible
Dimensions: 31.0 inches high x 96.0 inches wide

Painting 4129