Mochizuki Gyokusen (1673-1755) - Bamboo
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1800: Item # 1246506
76-16 Tenno-cho, Okazaki, Sakkyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8335
|An 18th century ink painting of bamboo by the founder of the Mochizuki school. It is accompanied by a poetic inscription by an unknown artist. Painted on paper the work is in very good condition. It has recently been re-framed and presents very nicely. The image measures 16'' by 21'' (40 by 55 cm). The scroll measures 48'' by 22'' (122 by 57 cm). Mochizuki Gyokusen (1673-1755). The founder of the Kyoto based Mochizuki school of painting. He originally studied under Tosa Mitsunari before concentrating on Chinese styles of the Yuan and Ming dynasties. Later he turned to the style of Kano Motonobu. Surviving works by the artist are quite rare.|