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Maple and Flowers Bookmark
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Maple and Flowers Bookmark

2¼ x 7¼ in. decorative bookmark

Attractively packaged in a plastic sleeve for protection

Image courtesy: Yale University Art Gallery

ISBN 9780764981845

ITEM 9062
Attributed to Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese, 1796–1858)
Maple and Flowers, second quarter of 19th century

Suzuki Kiitsu was the son of a textile dyer. He took up the family trade before apprenticing to samurai artist Sakai Hoitsu, leader of the nineteenth-century Rinpa school revival in Edo. Kiitsu became an influential Rinpa artist, emphasizing naturalism in his depictions of flowers and plants.
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