Purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2000.
This efflorescent display of spring and autumnal plants and flowers toggles between naturalistic representation and highly decorative design. The gold-leaf ground is echoed in the rich use of gold paint for the veins of leaves and details of the blossoms.
S?tatsu was the progenitor of the style of painting called Rinpa (“Rin” school), named after S?tatsu’s later admirer and stylistic heir, Ogata K?rin (1658–1716). Arguably the quintessential school of Japanese painting, its popularity has not waned in over 400 years.
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