'Kawai Gyokudo: Depicting Japan,  Heart and Hearth'

Jun 6, 2013

'Kawai Gyokudo: Depicting Japan, Heart and Hearth'

by Natasha Vik

Nihonga (Japanese-style) artist Kawai Gyokudo’s nostalgic imagery of nature and people made him a national favorite in Japan. Combining the teachings of the Kano and Maruyama-shijo schools of the late 19th century, Gyokudo (1873-1957) achieved a distinctive style that earned him the Order of ...