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Bijin with battledore delicately smelling a flower (untitled)

Igawa Sengai (1876-1961)
 

Japanese Painting on Silk

Bijin with battledore delicately smelling a flower (untitled)

by Igawa Sengai, 1950

Igawa Sengai (1876-1961)


IHL Cat. #1590

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 #1590
 Title untitled - depiction of bijin holding a battledore (hagoita) while delicately smelling a flower
 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 approx. 1/2" from border; minor light spotting in painted areas
 Genre kinue (painting on silk)
 Miscellaneous
 Format ōban
 H x W Silk 15 11/16 x 10 7/8 in. (39.8 x 27.6 cm)
 H x W Image 13 3/4 x 8 in. (34.9 x 20.3 cm)
 Collections This Print not applicable
 Reference Literature 
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