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Hayashi Buntô (1882-1966)
Nihonga
松籟之図 - Shôrai - Rustling of the wind through the pines. (Waterfall landscape)
Signed: Buntô ga
Seals: Buntô
Technique: sumi on silk 113,7 x 35,7
Date: Early autumn of 1910
Mounting: purple damask and sandcoloured silk
ceramic rollers, 191,5 x 48,3
Box: signed
Condition: very good

Although Buntô travelled to China several times he was a purely Japanese painter in the Maruyama-shijô manner. He was quite soon regognized and joined the Garin in 1903 and showed at the Bunten. Later his style became related to haiga. His teachers were Maekawa Bunrei (1837-1917 and Yamamoto Shunkyo (1871-1933).

Reference:
20th p. 314
Araki p. 229
Addiss '95 # 49


Availability: On Request