Byobu, Folding screen - goldleaf on wooden frame - Matsumura Keibun (1779-1843) - 6 panel goldleaf roomdivider with a very nice spacious painting in bad condition - Japan - Late Edo period

Description
Byobu, Folding screen - goldleaf on wooden frame - Matsumura Keibun (1779-1843) - 6 panel goldleaf roomdivider with a very nice spacious painting in bad condition - Japan - Late Edo period
Reasonable condition, see description - 171.5×372×2 cm

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

Lot details
Object
Byobu, Folding screen
Material
goldleaf on wooden frame
Period
Late Edo period
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Matsumura Keibun (1779-1843)
Title of artwork
6 panel goldleaf roomdivider with a very nice spacious painting in bad condition
Condition
Reasonable condition, see description
Dimensions
171.5×372×2 cm
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