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Moon Viewing by Yasuda Hanpo

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1930: Item # 1312011

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A lone figure stares up at the autumn moon from the confines of his hermitage in this fine painting by Yasuda Hanpo. Ink and pigment on silk in a green patterned silk border. It is 58 x 202 cm (23 x 79-1/2 inches). There is a mark in the upper right corner, otherwise is in fine condition.
Yasuda Hanpo (1889-1947) was a Nanga artist studied under Mizuta Chikuho and Himejima Chikugai. He was first accepted into the Bunten in Taisho 6 (1918) and was steadily accepted throughout his life. From 1922 he also participated in the Nihon Nanga-In Exhibition. Held in the National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo among others.