Six-panel japanese folding screen with flowers of different seasons (I)

Description

Six-panel folding screen (one of a pair, see 'Other details') painted in ink, colours, with gold and silver leaf and leaf fragments on paper, depicting spring, summer and autumn flowers; reading from right to left across both screens, flowers are featured mostly blossoming in spring, summer and autumn and include varieties of asagao (morning glory), nogiku (daisy), aoi (hollyhock), nadeshiko (dianthus), shakuyaku (peony), fuji (wisteria) and bara (rose).
Six-panel japanese folding screen with flowers of different seasons
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Dimensions

67½ x 146⅞ in

Features

Ink, natural colours, gold and silver leaf fragments on paper

Period

Edo, middle XVII century

Other details

This folding screen forms a pair with another one which you can see here:

Six-panel folding screen with flowers of different seasons (II)

Folding screen with flowers of different seasons

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