6 panel goldleaf roomdivider with a very nice spacious painting in bad condition. A subtle well detailed painting with an emerging large peony flower a couple of small finches surrounded by arrow roots. along a calmly winding river. Signed and sealed: Keibun and Shiso meaning: Matsumura Keibun (1779 - 1843). This normaly an expensive byobu by a well-known artist. This screen is heavy and has multiple condition issues, like old and no-so-nice restaurations near the hinges. At least one hinge is weak. Please check pictures carefully! And a number of other signs of ware and use.
About: Matsumura Keibun (1779 - 1843): He was half-brother to Matsumura Goshun, founder of the Shijō school, and received his first art lessons from him. He exhibited his works as early as 1796, under the auspices of Minagawa Kein. By 1813, he was listed in a directory of Kyōto's most notable citizens.
Will be carefully packed. Total width: 372 cm. (6x 62 cm) Height 172.5 cm
- Byobu, Folding screen
- goldleaf on wooden frame
- Late Edo period
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Matsumura Keibun (1779-1843)
- Title of artwork
- 6 panel goldleaf roomdivider with a very nice spacious painting in bad condition
- Reasonable condition, see description
- 171.5×372×2 cm