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Bijin with child holding carp streamer marking Boys' Day (untitled)

Igawa Sengai (1876-1961)
 

Japanese Painting on Silk

Bijin with child holding carp streamer

marking Boys' Day (untitled)

by Igawa Sengai, 1950

Igawa Sengai (1876-1961)


IHL Cat. #1591

About This Print

One of two nihonga style paintings on silk of a bijin (beautiful woman) in this collection created by Igawa Sengai (1876-1961) when he was seventy-four years old according to his signature on both paintings which reads 七十四叟洗厓, "old man of 74 years, Sengai."


Painting Details

 IHL Catalog #1591
 Title untitled - depiction of bijin holding a young boy with a carp streamer in his hand indicating its Boys' Day
 Series 
 Artist 
 Igawa Sengai (1876-1961)
 Signature 

七十四叟洗厓, "old man of 74 years Sengai."

 Seal 洗厓? Sengai followed by unread script seal characters (see above)
 Publication Date 1950
 Publisher 
 Impression not applicable
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - laid down on paper; mat line top and bottom approx. 1/2" from border; very minor light spotting in painted areas
 Genre kinue (painting on silk)
 Miscellaneous
 Format ōban
 H x W Silk 15 11/16 x 10 3/16 in. (39.8 x 25.9 cm)
 H x W Image 14 5/8 x 10 1/16 in. (37.1 x 25.6 cm)
 Collections This Print not applicable
 Reference Literature 
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