Six-panel japanese folding screen with flowers of different seasons (I)
DescriptionSix-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).
Dimensions67½ x 146⅞ in
FeaturesInk, natural colours, gold and silver leaf fragments on paper
PeriodEdo, middle XVII century
Other detailsThis folding screen forms a pair with another one which you can see here:
Six-panel folding screen with flowers of different seasons (II)