Engravings by K. Baerei, 19th C. Set of 2
  • Engravings by K. Baerei, 19th C. Set of 2
  • Engravings by K. Baerei, 19th C. Set of 2

Engravings by K. Baerei, 19th C. Set of 2

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A set of two beautiful engravings by the 19th century Japanese artist Kono Baerei.

Engravings with black marie-louise and very beautiful frame in aged black wood and gold edging or with a large pink marie-louise and a thin black bamboo imitation frame.

Glass size: 55x80cm

Engravings representing cranes and beautiful peonies under glass.

Bairei became a student of the Maruyama school painter Nakajima Raishō at the age of eight, and then a student of the Shijō school painter Shiokawa Bunrin at the age of twenty-seven. He continued his education in the Nanga school style under Nakanishi Kōseki and Maeda Chōdō. With Gennyo, abbot of Higashi Hongan-ji, he traveled throughout Kyūshū and central Japan, making numerous drawings.

In 1878, Bairei began preparations for an art school, which opened in 1880 as the Kyoto Prefectural School of Painting. He left this school in 1881 and taught his students in his workshop until 1891. In 1893, he became a member of the Arts Committee of the Imperial Household. In 1894, he was commissioned to paint pieces of Higashi Hongan-ji.

Bairei was a prominent figure in Kyoto's artistic circles, where he organized and promoted artistic activities. He played a particularly important role in his educational work. His many students include Takeuchi Seihō, Kikuchi Hōbun, Kawai Gyokudō.

His own work, often characterized by bold brushstrokes, displays traditional charm and sensitivity.

Its flowers, birds (Kachō-ga), and landscapes show a touch of Western realism. Bairei is also known for his spontaneous woodcut sketches.

Dimensions and Specifications - Shipment information

- Width: 55 cm

- Height: 80 cm

- Depth: 3 cm

- Weight (item packed): 16 kg

- Era: Actual Arts and crafts

- Style: Carnet de Voyages XIXth

- Item Weight (kg): 8

- Parcel Weight: 16

- France Delivery (Out of Corsica and Dom Tom): 2-3 weeks

- EU Countries Delivery: 3-4 weeks

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