Antique Japanese scroll painting depicting a view of lush garden flowers. Large yellow and red poinsettia and cockscomb grow beside a bamboo fence. Painted in mineral colors on silk. Signed by ç¥¥é›² ShÐ¾Ì„un (“Auspicious Cloud”). A label identifies the artist as as Nonouchi YasutarÐ¾Ì„ (Nonouchi is the family name), who used the artist name ShÐ¾Ì„un until 1932.
After that he used his original given name YasutarÐ¾Ì„, but this one has the ShÐ¾Ì„un seal, so it should be from 1932 or earlier.). He was born in 1902 in Shimane Prefecture in the town of Higashi-Izumo-chÐ¾Ì„ (currently part of the city of Matsue) and graduated from the Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting ( currently Kyoto City University of Arts). His work was selected to appear in 28 Teiten/Bunten/Nitten exhibitions
Age: Taisho Period (1912-1926)
Dimensions: Total size: 68 3/4″ high x 38 1/2″ wide (41″ wide including rollers). Size of art: 42″ high x 33″ wide