painting / handscroll
Painting, set of four handscrolls. Events in Kyoto in the four seasons. Ink and colour on paper. Signed and sealed.
- 1773-1845 (?)
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 28.5 centimetres (each)
- Width: 950 centimetres (each)
Inscription TransliterationToyohiko no in
The set of four handscrolls, one for each season, show annual events in Kyoto for all classes, from the formal observances of the court (nenju gyoji), through temple and shrine festivals, to ordinary street life. The fluid line and delicate wash style is typical for the Kyoto Shijo school, in which Toyohiko was one of two leading second-generation artists (the school was founded by his teacher, Go Shun [1752-1811]). Displayed are: [Part One] Shishinden Palace and New Year games (spring); Kamo Hollyhock Festival (summer); [Part Two] Uzumasa Ox Festival (autumn); year-end activities in the 12th month (winter). (Label copy, TTC 2000)
2000 24 Mar-26 Jun, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan Time' [Spring & summer scrolls] 2000 26 Jun-24 Sep, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan Time' [Autumn & winter scrolls]
- Associated with: Kyoto-shi
- Associated Event: Kamo Hollyhock Festival
- Associated Event: New Year
- Associated Event: Uzumasa Ox Festival
- Jap.Ptg.Add.792 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
- Jap.Ptg.Add.793 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
- Jap.Ptg.Add.794 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
- Jap.Ptg.Add.795 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
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Object reference number: JCF8910
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