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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1280061
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$325.00
Early 1910s Japanese scroll painted with ink and color on paper. The scroll depicts a temple gate (torii) and pines covered with fresh fluffy snow. Superb quality realistic painting perfectly capturing the mood of the scene. Wonderful composition in Japanese taste, the painting is in great shape, beautiful brocade mounts with cloud design, lacquered wood scroll ends. Signed IMURA HOGAI (born in 1882- died in ?) in ink, and marked with red paste seal (see detail)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1280059
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$300.00
Late 19th century Japanese scroll painting in ink and slight colors on silk depicting various scenes with 16 rakkan - the original disciples of the historical Buddha, some with animals and acolytes. All of the rakkan can be identified by their animals or implements. Excellent brushwork, great faces, beautiful ink washes, very pleasant feel of age. Remounted in paper mounts, lacquered wood scroll ends, some old slight stains to paper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1280058
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$275.00
Late Meiji (1890-1912) Japanese hanging scroll painted with ink on paper with classic landscape in scholar’s taste boats by low hills in the foreground and long view of an expanse of water with more boats and distant mountains with huts. Excellent spirited painting of a timeless theme, wonderful free brushwork in depicting various tree and rock textures. Paper and silk textile mounts, wooden scroll ends, very nice feel of age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1280056
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese scroll depicting Kanzan and Jittoku with full moon behind them. True colors are represented by Enlargement 1: enlargements 3 and 4 came out too yellow in tone. According to a Chinese legend, Kanzan and Jittoku were Tang era monks who lived in a kitchen of a Zen Buddhist monastery and talked nonsensical language, which some took as a sign of them being enlightened...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1280055
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
Late 19th to early 20th century Japanese hanging scroll of a Chinese scholar enjoying wine in the shade of a banana plant. Ink and slight color on paper, great content face with a slight smile, superb quality brushwork - see the ink washes used for banana leaves. Signed DAI SOUISHI SOKO FUDE followed by a seal in red paste. The characters for Soko can also be read as Zengzhi - I believe the painting actually depicts Shen Zengzhi (1851-1922), great Confucian scholar-poet of late Qing Dynasty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1280053
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$225.00
19th century Japanese hanging scroll in ink on paper painted by 10 different artists. Subjects include calligraphy, cat, prunus and shrimp with seaweed. Beautiful quality work, elegant composition. Sealed with red paste seals by each subject. Silk brocade mounts, lacquered wood scroll ends. Excellent painting for tea ceremony. Scroll size 69x14.5 inches, painting size 36x10 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1280050
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$200.00
19th century Japanese hanging scroll painted with ink on paper with classic landscape in scholar’s taste of water and rocky outcrops with trees in the foreground, stone stairs leading to a temple, and distant mountains in the background. Very unusual feature is a frame drawn around the painting, and the area outside the frame being stamped with red paste seals - 39 of them altogether, all appear to be different...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1280049
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Dated 1914 Japanese hanging scroll depicting Zen Buddhism patriarch Daruma enveloped in his monastic robe and wearing a wide rain hat with stupa finial. Two lengthy inscriptions in the upper part of the painting. Ink on silk, fantastic sour face, great composition and sense of volume. Last line on the left dates the painting to August of 1914: the date if followed by inscription “A Few Lines Composed by a Business Gentleman”...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1132433
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$395.00
19th century Japanese scroll painted with ink on paper depicting two scholar’s rocks and inscribed with a poem. Elegant simple composition in scholar’s taste, excellent brushwork, in great condition. Silk and paper mounts, wooden scroll ends. Signed SHUSUI followed by red paste seal - the artist is Murase Yoshi (1795-1876). Scroll size 57x11 inches, painting size 8x6 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1132427
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$495.00
19th century Japanese hanging scroll in ink and colors on paper painted by 13 different artists. The scroll depicts 12 animals of the Oriental zodiac: dragon, horse, tiger, rat, rooster, dog, monkey, snake, goat, pig, buffalo, rabbit and yet another rabbit for good measure. Elegant composition - notice the red blotch of rooster’s head providing visual center for the painting. Excellent brushwork - see the depiction of faces, hair, feathers and claws...