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SET OF THREE JAPANESE SCROLL PAINTINGS ON SILK BY KANO TANYU (1602-1674) 17th Century
Painted in his 64th year. Central scroll depicts poet Li Po riding a mule. Flanking scrolls depict a winter landscape with a pavilion and snow-covered mountains, and a river landscape with trees and towering cliffs. Each signed and seal marked "Seimei". 44.25" x 15.25". With kiriwood box and extensive authentication documentation from the Late 18th Century.
Provenance:
The Symmes / Shiro Kuma Collection
.
Exhibited:
Monsanto Gallery, Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina, September 2011.

Literature:
Lead illustration in the March/April 1986 issue of
Southern Accents Magazine , in an article in the Antiques feature titled "Oriental Scroll Paintings: The Survival of a Delicate Art Form" by Edwin C. Symmes, Jr.
Note:
Boston's Museum of Fine Arts compared these paintings with others done at this time in Kano Tanyu's life, including a triptych of pine, plum and bamboo and a landscape of Mount Fuji. These were noted to be of fine quality.

Painted in his 64th year. Central scroll depicts poet Li Po riding a mule. Flanking scrolls depict a winter landscape with a pavilion and snow-covered mountains, and a river landscape with trees and towering cliffs. Each signed and seal marked "Seimei". 44.25" x 15.25". With kiriwood box and extensive authentication documentation from the Late 18th Century.
Provenance:
The Symmes / Shiro Kuma Collection
.
Exhibited:
Monsanto Gallery, Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina, September 2011.

Literature:
Lead illustration in the March/April 1986 issue of
Southern Accents Magazine , in an article in the Antiques feature titled "Oriental Scroll Paintings: The Survival of a Delicate Art Form" by Edwin C. Symmes, Jr.
Note:
Boston's Museum of Fine Arts compared these paintings with others done at this time in Kano Tanyu's life, including a triptych of pine, plum and bamboo and a landscape of Mount Fuji. These were noted to be of fine quality.

  • Condition: Generally good condition.


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