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Scroll, banana tree, Kano Yosenin, Japan, 18th c.

Scroll, banana tree, Kano Yosenin, Japan, 18th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 365367

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$ 1,800

Sumie. Big leaves of a banana tree with full moon in background. Signed in lower right corner: Korenobu hitsu. Red seal: Yosen. Referring to Kano Korenobu Yosen’in (1753-1808). Black ink on silk. Painted area: 18 ¼ x 27 ¼ in. (46.9 x 69.8 cm). One dull crease in upper left part, otherwise very good condition. Very good hanging condition. Wooden scroll ends lacquered black. Fitting wooden box with inscription: Banana tree in moonlight (tsukikage no basho). Kano Yosen’in.