The presented Shijō-Surimono – illustrated woodblock printed poetry sheets – from the Gisela Müller and Erich Gross Donation bring together haiku poems with lyrical and humorous designs by artists of the naturalist-decorative Shijō painting tradition. Produced for amateur literary circles, Shijō-Surimono impress with their imaginative motifs and rich colour palettes.
Poetry Prints of the Shijō School
October 24, 2019 to February 9, 2020
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