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Yamada Kôun (1878-1956)
Hazy brook side
Signed: Kôun hitsu
Seals: Kôun
Technique: colours on silk 114.5 x 24.5
Mounting: brown purple brocade and beige silk
bone rollers, 190 x 36.8
Condition: very good

Kôun, a pupil of Kikuchi Hôbun (1862-1918) was born in Kyoto. He exhibited in 1918 at the Bunten and in 1926 at the Teiten. From 1915 through 1918 Kôun and his teacher Hôbun were in The Hague in the Netherlands to work on the Japanese room at the Peace Palace.

Roberts p. 195
Aburai p. 406
Araki p. 1558