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Hanging scroll, Kanu and Chohi, Eihaku, Japan, 19th c.

Hanging scroll, Kanu and Chohi, Eihaku, Japan, 19th c.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 891692

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$ 1,200

Scroll painting with the image of the Chinese general Kanu, sitting in a seat, reading a manuscript. Behind him stands his brother in arms Chohi, holding his halberd. Black ink and mineral colors on silk. Signed Eihaku. Two read seals: Eihaku and .. (unread). Dated: Keio, year of the rabbit (1867). Japan, 19th century.
Size, including mounting: height 76 inches, width 19 inches.
Very good condition.
Ex coll. Colonel Samuel Victor Constant

Although nothing much is known about Eihaku, he probably is an artist in the late Kano school line. Late Edo, early Meiji period.