Quail Feeding Amidst Susuki and Kikyo

The Japanese folding screen is one of the finest of the varied art forms of Japan.  Used as a wind break, both indoors and out, as a privacy screen, and as pure decoration, the folding screen in Japan dates back to at least the Heian period (794-1185). Quail Feeding Amidst Susuki and Kikyo is an […]


Kako painted in the realistic, or Shijo School of Japanese painting. He was one of the leading practitioners of this tradition during his time. He served as the director of the Kyoto Municipal School of Fine Arts and Crafts and was one of the most influential artists of his day.  The tradition of painting waterfalls […]