From the end of the Taisho Period, Shiho gradually turned his eyes from the structured form to look deep within himself. This work evinces his yearning of the flower and bird painting style of the Chinese Sung and Yuan dynasties, but is executed in a modernistic style.


  • Title: White Heron
  • Date Created: 1926
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Year of Production: 大正15年頃
  • Physical Dimensions: w85.7 x h74.3 cm
  • Painter: Sakakibara Shiho
  • Object Title: 白鷺図
  • Category: 日本画
  • Artist Name: 榊原紫峰
  • Type: Japanese Painting
  • Rights: Adachi Museum of Art, Terms & Conditions
  • Medium: color on silk / hanging scroll

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