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Folding hand fan depicting custom of Kyoto
Mikiko Hayashi
Item Number:A2089
2004
H15.4 W33in
H6 1/4 W13cm
Yamato-e painting

Yamato-e paintings:
Yamato-e, a genre of Japanese painting, vividly evokes the imperial court in Kyoto during the Heian period ( 794-1185 ) , representing the culture in detail with traditional coloring techniques. So-called “ Japanese style painting, “ as opposed to painting in the Chinese manner. At first used to connote paintings treating native Japanese themes, the term was later used to designate paintings executed in the highly polychromed, detailed style of paintings on Japanese themes produced during the Heian period.
About the Artist
1966 born in Kyoto, as first-born daughter of Komao Hayashi, a living national treasure doll maker artist

1984 graduated from Kyoto City Dohda Senior High School of Arts, department of Japanese style painting

1986 graduated from Kyoto College of Art and Design, course of Japanese style painting

1987 started work of Japanese color painting

1994 held a first solo exhibition since then has held exhibitions in various places


Yamato-e paintings

Yamato-e, a genre of Japanese painting, vividly evokes the imperial court in Kyoto during the Heian period ( 794-1185 ) , representing the culture in detail with traditional coloring techniques.