15 mars 2014

Quails among Autumn Flowers and Plants, possible attribution to Tosa Mitsukiyo (1808-1862), Edo period (1615-1868), first half 1

Quails among Autumn Flowers and Plants, Tosa school artist not identified, possible attribution to Tosa Mitsukiyo (1808-1862), Edo period (1615-1868), first half 19th century. Photo courtesy Helena Markus Antique Japanese Screens. Six-panel screen. Ink and colour on gold leaf. H 98 x W 371,8 cm Tosa Mitsuoki (1808-1862), was the son ad pupil of Tosa Mitsuzane and the brother of Tosa Mitsubuni, the artist who painted the screen illustrated in our catalogue “Nature and Poetry” on the pages 44-45. As his brother, he held various... [Lire la suite]