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Gold
© Haruyo

500: Gold (Haruyo)

The original title, Kogane Miyabi, says it all: "Golden elegance." The young model is ornately dressed in a silver and floral design kimono, but is still outdone by the backdrop — her outer robe of a golden peacock design.

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The artist Morita Haruyo studied both Japanese art and kimono design, and she combines these with elements of her own Western-influenced technique. (She travelled to London in 1977, exactly the year I [Brian Chandler] first came to Tokyo.)

Morita is her family name: she follows the tradition of signing - and sealing - paintings with her given name only.

Permanently unavailable
Discontinued July 2019
An Epoch puzzle: 500 pieces; 38 x 53 cm (15" x 21")
Code: E06069 (06-069 on package)
Retail price ¥2000

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