Cypresses

Two-panel folding screen; ink on paper | 150.6 x 160.2cm | Mid-19th century

Ikeda Koson

In this dramatic close-up of a single landscape element, Ikeda Koson renders a timeless moment in a grove of hinoki cypresses. He depicts an atmosphere of misty space and shifting light by skillfully varying ink tones from black to gray in the leaves...
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