Asada Benji (1900-1984)
Asada Benji (1900-1984)

Herons, 1924

Details
Asada Benji (1900-1984)
Herons, 1924
Pair of two-panel screens; ink and color on silk
58¼ x 56in. (148 x 142cm.) each (2)
Exhibited
Teikoku Bijutsuin Takenodai Chinretsukan, Ueno, "Teikoku Bijutsuin dai gokai bijutsu tenrankai" (5th Exhibition of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts), 1924.10.15--11.20

PUBLISHED:
Nittenshi hensan iinkai, ed., Nittenshi 7 Teiten hen 2 (History of the Nitten [Japan Art Exhibition], vol.7, Teiten [Exhibition of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts], vol.2) (Tokyo: Korinsha, 1982), pl. 141.

Lot Essay

Asada is a Kyoto artist and studied with Nishimura Goun (1877-1938). He was also a sosaku hanga (creative print movement) printmaker.
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