27 June 2014

A new word

Kacho-e or kacho-ga means bird and flower painting in Japanese. Ohara Koson (1877–1945) is considered by many to be the foremost 20th century designer of kacho-e.

Bird on Paulownia, 1934

Bluebird and Willow, 1930

Bullfinch on Flowering Plum

Dancing Fox, c. 1910

Dragonfly and Lotus

Gallinule Bird and Water Strider

Kingfisher with Lotus Flower

Magpie with Pink and White Magnolia Blossoms, c. 1931

Nuthatcher atop Persimmon, c. 1910

Skylark and Peach Blossoms, 1931

Sparrows and Wisteria

Starlings and Cherry Tree

Two Japanese Waxwings on Twig with Red Berries

A pleasure for the eyes, and maybe even more, if you click this link. Have a nice summer day from Parc-Extension, Montréal, Canada.

(Park Extension Historical Society)