|flowers by Kōno Bairei
1844 - 1895
-Nihonga (Japanese-style painting)
-Kōno Bairei, a Japanese artist, was associated with the Nihonga movement, which refers to traditional Japanese-style painting. He was known for his expertise in bird-and-flower paintings, a genre deeply rooted in traditional Japanese art. Bairei's art is characterized by meticulous details, a delicate touch, and a reverence for the natural world. He played a significant role in the revitalization of traditional Japanese painting during the Meiji era.