japanese scroll: painting of a loveletter vendorby Ogata Gekko

Loveletter vendor (Kesubumi)  -
        Ogata Gekko (1859 1920)


Gekko was born into a rich Edo family. He studied the Ukiyo-e and Nanga styles and his talent was discovered by Watanabe Kyosai (1831 - 1889). A founding member of the Bunten.

technique:
signed:
seal:
sumi and colour on paper
Gekko
unread
size:
mounting:
rollers:
42,5x191 cm
lightblue creased paper
wood
condition: very good
Lit.: Araki 319; Roberts 123; Mitchell 48;
price: SOLD