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'Insect Wedding' by Nishiyama Hoen, Honolulu Museum of Art 2008.0377

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'Insect Wedding' by Nishiyama Hoen, Honolulu Museum of Art 2008.0377

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Insect Wedding by Nishiyama Hōen, Edo period, 19th century, ink and color on silk, Honolulu Museum of Art accession 2008.0377

Osaka-based painter, trained with Matsumura Keibun (q.v.), became one of the most significant Shijo school painters of his time. Often expressed the mood of autumn in his works by combining the appropriate flowers with insects.

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1770 - 1870
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Honolulu Museum of Art
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