50 Maruyama Okyo “Cranes” (1772)

LACMA displaying Maruyama Okyo’s “Canes” (1772) at Japanese Pavilion

LACMA Maruyama Okyo Screens Cranes

Maruyama Okyo’s screens of “Cranes”was acquired in 2012 by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Maruyama Okyo (1733-95) is pivotal to Japanese art history for being one of the first artists to paint directly from nature rather than from paintings and sketches. Of his five most famous pairs of screens, four are registered...
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