|Matsumura Keibun (1779-1843) & Kiyomizu Rokubei II (c.1797-1860)
LandscapeSigned: Keibun and Kaô
Technique: dark grey gohondo Kyoyaki with blue glazed edge with an underglaze tetsu-e painting of a landscape on an orange footring ☐ 15 (14,5) x 10,3 (10)[19 x 10]
Keibun was the younger brother of the painter and poet Matsumura Go Shun (1752-1811), and a fine painter and respected theorist of art in his own right. After Go Shun’s death Keibun inherited his studio on Shijô Street. Together with Okamoto Toyohiko (1773-1845), he carried on the Shijô School, Keibun specialising in kachôga and Toyohiko in fukeiga.
Roberts p. 74
Araki p. 2948
Hillier pp. 126-136
Kyoto '98 p. 292
Rokubei II was the son of Rokubei I (c. 1733-99), founder of the kiln.