Shell Gathering - Pastime in the Tenmei Era

Kiyokata Kaburagi1950

Adachi Museum of Art

Adachi Museum of Art
Yasugi, Shimane, Japan

Kiyokata was a bijin-ga artist who excelled in depicting the warm inner feelings of women. This girl’s feeling of excitement and exhilaration has been wonderfully executed and it is almost as if we can hear the strains of lively music.


  • Title: Shell Gathering - Pastime in the Tenmei Era
  • Date Created: 1950
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Year of Production: 昭和25年頃
  • Physical Dimensions: w57.1 x h49.0 cm
  • Painter: Kaburaki Kiyokata
  • Object Title: 潮干がり(天明頃風俗)
  • Category: 日本画
  • Artist Name: 鏑木清方
  • Type: Japanese Painting
  • Rights: Adachi Museum of Art, Terms & Conditions
  • Medium: color on silk / hanging scroll

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