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Scroll painting, hyakki yako, goblins, Kano Seisenin, Japan, 19th c

Scroll painting, hyakki yako, goblins, Kano Seisenin, Japan, 19th c


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 705472

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Hanging scroll with three goblins running away from the rising sun. One of the goblins holds a long pole with a red flag. Scene from the hyakki yako (Night parade of the one hundred demons). Signed: Kaishinsai hogen hitsu. Seal: Yoshin. Japan, 1819-1834.
Painted area: 13 3/8 x 21 7/8 in. (34 x 55.5 cm). Total height: 53 3/8 in. (135.5 cm).
With plain wooden box, no inscriptions.
Unimportant thin stain in lower left corner, otherwise fine condition. Box with fair amount of insect damage.

Kano Seisen’in Yoshin (or Yasunobu) (ca. 1799-1846). Son and pupil of Kano Isen’in, painter-in-residence to the Edo castle. Made many copies of older paintings. In 1819 he became hogen, in 1834 he became hoin.