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Nice Old Couple / Masami Satō - Takasago
- Product ID
- Masami Satō
A Japanese-style painter. Born in Aichi pref. Member of the Tōyō Bijutsukai. A frequent prize winner. Specialized in bird-and-flower painting.
- 600mm x 1887mm
- Roller End Material
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- JPY 25,000
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- In stock
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According to the Takasago Shrine in Takasago City, Hyōgo Prefecture, there have been “Aioi-no-Matsu” (twin pines: a Japanese red pine and Japanese black pine that share their roots) ever since the Shinto shrine was established. A pair of trees called “Jō” (old man) and “Uba” (old woman) ― a Japanese form of Darby and Joan ― bearing the legend, “We ‘kami’ (gods) reside in these trees to show the world the way of marital virtue,” stand within the shrine. This is why a Takasago painting is often displayed on an auspicious occasion. A Takasago is an old couple with a good relationship.
This is a painting of a Takasago by Masami Satō. A nice old couple is depicted. Regardless of what period or where it is from, this is the ideal image of a married couple. We can witness Masami Satō’s desire for conjugal love from this work.