This Japanese brush painting depicts the grape vine with fruit. The sumi painting with saturated black and light gray ink tones is mounted with bright yellow silk, which heightens the elegance of this brush painting.
Japanese calligraphy and painting techniques are skillfully mingled in this brush painting. The skeleton of the sumi painting is built by the calligraphic strokes of the vine and its branch, whereas the volume is given through the moist dark and light hues of the ink in leaves and grapes.
This Japanese brush painting is mounted with yellow silk which evokes the plenitude of the Earth’s autumn colors. The hanging scroll has a natural wooden roller at the bottom.
Size of the brush painting: 54.3″ x 13.3″; 138 x 34 cm
Mounting size of the entire hanging scroll: 87″ x 21″; 221 x 53 cm
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