Travelers in Snowy Mountains (Translation)
雪山行旅図屏風 大正時代 山元春挙筆 六曲一双 紙本墨画淡彩 (Primary Title)
Winter Mountains, Six-panel screen (Former Title)
two six panel folding screens (Object Name)

Yamamoto Shunkyo, 1871 - 1933 (Artist)

ca. 1916
Works On Paper
One of two six-panel folding screens; ink and color on paper
Overall: 67 1/4 × 148 1/2 in. (170.82 × 377.19 cm)
Not on view
Pair with "Pine Trees on Winter Mountains" (2006.12.1)
Born in Shiga, east of Kyoto, Yamamoto Shunkyo was a renowned Maruyama-school artist who emphasized sketching directly from nature. In these paired screens, he depicted cypress trees on the right and tiny travelers climbing on the snow-covered slope on the left. Using ink washes and gradation, Shunkyo combined landscapes of two different seasons into one continued scene with a light-and-shadow atmosphere.
Maruyama School 円山派
Taisho period (1912-1926)
春挙 Shunkyo (each screen)
春挙 Shunkyo, 嵐草卍象月中塵 (each screen)
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
Image released via Creative Commons CC-BY-NC

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