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Memories of Izu

<i>Kawadzu-zakura</i> (Cherry blossom)

◆41x55cm [P10] Painting: Sumi, Mixed media

Kawadzu-zakura (Cherry blossom)

Memory of the tree

Grey-budded snake-bark-maple (<i>Acer rufinerve</i>), or <i>urihada</i> [melon skin] maple

◆41x61cm [M12] Painting: Sumi

Grey-budded snake-bark-maple (Acer rufinerve), or urihada [melon skin] maple

Radiant

<i>Botan</i> flower (<i>Paeonia suffruticosa</i>)

◆50x61cm [F12] Painting: Mineral pigments, Silk painting

Botan flower (Paeonia suffruticosa)

Roses

Roses

◆33x14cm Painting: Sumi, Mineral pigments, Silk painting, Platinum

The flowers of kanreki

<i>Sasa</i>, or bamboo grass, is said to bloom only once in every sixty years to a century.  <i>Kanreki</i> (還暦), a term derived from the Chinese sexagenary cycle, is often used for the anniversary of 60th birthday in Japan, to which the title of this image of <b>sasa flowers</b> is attributed.

◆46x65cm [M15] Painting: Sumi, Mineral pigments, Hanging scroll, Gold

Sasa, or bamboo grass, is said to bloom only once in every sixty years to a century. Kanreki (還暦), a term derived from the Chinese sexagenary cycle, is often used for the anniversary of 60th birthday in Japan, to which the title of this image of sasa flowers is attributed.

To cherish

To cherish

◆50x65cm [P15] Painting: Sumi, Mineral pigments, Silk painting

Tremble

Orchids

◆87x42cm Painting: Sumi, Hanging scroll

Orchids