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Sesshin 雪津
(early 16th century)

“Dharuma” 達摩圖

Hanging scroll, ink on paper
58.7 x 45.7 cm. (23 1/4 ×18 in.)

Inscription:
“Painted by Sesshin.”

Artist’s seal:
Kashin

 

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Ki Baitei 紀楳亭<br>(1734-1810)
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Ki Baitei 紀楳亭
(1734-1810)

“Crossing a Mountain Gorge” 穿越山峽圖

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
130.6 x 27.7 cm (51 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.)

Inscription:
“Painted by Kyuro”

Artist’s seal:
Baitei

Colophon by Ryu Soryo (1715-1792):
“Lingering cold on the road through the gully.
Snow hardens on the path;
Setting sunlight through the gate of stone,
Reaching the wooded hill. Chikuo”

Published:
Calvin French: et.al., The Poet-Painters: Buson and his Followers, Ann Arbor, 1974, cat.20, pp. 78-80.

 

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Yamamoto Baiitsu 山本梅逸
(1783-1856)

“Waterfall” 1845
瀑布圖

Hanging scroll, ink on silk
139.9 x 49.5 cm. (55 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

Inscription:
“During summer of the year 1845, painted by Baiitsu, called Ryo.”

Artists’s seals:
Ryo in; Baiitsu

Published:

Kokka, Tokyo, no. 399, 1923, p. 55.

Recent provenance:
Shoji Kyozo, Akita

 

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Okada Hanko 岡田半江<br>(1782-1846)
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Okada Hanko 岡田半江
(1782-1846)

“Gathering at the Orchid Pavilion”
蘭亭集圖

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
132.0 x 42.7 cm. (52 x 16 3/4 in.)

Inscription:
“Painted for Old Man Kitano of Kinjo (Nagoya) by Hanko, called Shuku.”

Artist’s seals:
Musei; Den-ashi

Box inscription:
“In 1912 by the recluse Chikuka, comparing this painting to the 11th century ‘Elegant Gathering in the Western Garden’ painted by Li Gonglin.”

 

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Anonymous 無名氏<br>(2nd half 19th c.)
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Anonymous 無名氏
(2nd half 19th c.)

“Female Ghost with Spider Web”
幽靈圖

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
86.0 x 26.5 cm. (33 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.)

 

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Sakai Hoshuku 酒井抱祝<br>(b. 1878)
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Sakai Hoshuku 酒井抱祝
(b. 1878)

“Flowers of the Four Seasons” 1920
四季乃華圖

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
143.5 x 49.7 cm. (56 1/2 x 19 5/8 in.)

Inscription:
“Hoshuku.”

Artist’s seal:
Hoshuku

Box inscription:
Shiki no Hana, (‘Flowers of the Four Seasons’), titled by Sakai Hoshuku during early winter of the year 1920.” Seal: Sakai Hoshuku

 

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Kamisaka Sekka 神坂雪佳<br>(1866-1942)
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Kamisaka Sekka 神坂雪佳
(1866-1942)

“Momotaro “Peach Boy” ca. 1933
桃太郎圖

Hanging scroll ink and color on silk
102.5 x 36.0 cm. (40 3/8 x 14 1/4 in.)

Inscription:
“Painted by Sekka.”

Artist’s seal:
Sei-sei

Colophon on box:
Painting of Momotaro, painted by Sekka.” Seal: Sekka

Published:
Kyoto Shoin: Kamisaka Sekka, 1981, pl. 42.
Kyoto National Museum of Modern Art and the Birmingham Museum of Art: Kamisaka Sekka, Rimpa Master—Pioneer of Modern Design, 2003, cat. 217.

Recent provenance:

A kimono dealer, one of Sekka’s patrons

 

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A Longquan Celadon Funerary Jar
龍泉窯多管青瓷瓶

Height: 33.0 cm. (13 in.)
Width: 17.8 cm. (7 in.)

Northern Song period
11th century

Provenance:
Carl Kempe collection

Published:
Bo Gyllenward, Chinese Ceramic in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 27.

Oriental Ceramics: The World’s Great Collections, vol. 5 Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities. Stockholm), Tokyo, 1982, pl. 86.
Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, The Museum of Art and Far Eastern Antiquities in Ulricehamn, Ulricehamn, 2002, pl. 250.

 

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