Yokoyama Seiki (1793-1865) - Scholar's rock
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1175900
76-16 Tenno-cho, Okazaki, Sakkyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8335
|A painting of scholar's rocks by the late Edo period Shijo school artist Yokoyama Seiki. The inscribed box authenticated by Himejima Chikutei (b.1895) and dated 1917. Painted on paper with ink and color the work is in good condition. The mounting of very high quality and finished with ivory rollers. The image measures 42'' by 11'' (107 by 28 cm). The scroll measures 77'' by 15'' (196 by 39 cm). Yokoyama Seiki (1793-1865) was one of the Shijo school artist Matsumura Keibun's top pupils. He was born in Kyoto. He is noted for his landscapes and bird and flower paintings. When the Kyoto Imperial Palace was rebuilt in 1855 he did some of the paintings, including a pair of doors depicting Arashiyama which were exhibited at the Kyoto National Museum in 2007.|