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Two Dragonflies and Flowering Red Hollyhocks

Two Dragonflies and Flowering Red Hollyhocks

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Ohara Shoson

Artist
Ohara Shoson
(Japanese, 1877 - 1945)
Title
Two Dragonflies and Flowering Red Hollyhocks
Date
1934
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
365 x 240 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.2816
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

7 December 1937, purchased from Nakaide by Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Newland, Amy Reigle, Jan Perrée, and Robert Schaap. "Crows Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson 1877-1945." Leiden: Hotei Publishing, 2010. no. S40.3
  • Roberts, Laurance P. "A Dictionary of Japanese Artists: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Prints, Lacquer." Tokyo; New York: Weatherhill, 1986. p. 124
  • Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. "Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975." University of Hawaii Press, 1992. p. 116

  • Watanabe: Japanese Print Envoy: Chazen Museum of Art, 6/1/2018-9/2/2018

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