Japanese Hanging Scroll "Sweet Fish" Araki Jippo - XX Century
Primary Material : Paper
Technique : Handpainted
Roller Ends : Bone
Size: Height 99cm, width 37.5cm, weight 200g
Object literature: Araki Jippo (1872 - 1944) was a Japanese artist known for his contributions to the world of traditional Japanese art, particularly in the field of Nihonga. Araki was born in 1872 in Japan. He exhibited an early talent for art and began his artistic training at a young age. He studied under several renowned Nihonga painters of his time, refining his skills in traditional Japanese painting techniques. His dedication to preserving and innovating upon traditional Japanese art forms made him a significant figure in the Nihonga movement.
Araki Jippo's work often depicted scenes from nature, historical events, and traditional Japanese subjects. He employed a meticulous attention to detail and a profound understanding of color and composition in his artwork. His paintings reflected the rich cultural heritage and aesthetics of Japan, combining traditional techniques with his unique artistic vision.
Throughout his career, Araki Jippo received recognition and awards for his contributions to Japanese art. His dedication to preserving and promoting the Nihonga style inspired future generations of artists. His paintings continue to be celebrated for their beauty and cultural significance.
Araki Jippo passed away in 1944, leaving behind a legacy of exquisite Nihonga paintings that continue to be cherished and studied by art enthusiasts and scholars. His influence on the world of Japanese art endures, making him a revered figure in the history of traditional Japanese painting.