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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 126

    Ike Taiga (1723-1776)

    Chinese scholars enjoying a waterfall deep in the mountains

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ike Taiga (1723-1776)
    Chinese scholars enjoying a waterfall deep in the mountains
    Sealed Kasho and Ike Mumyo in; poem transcribed by Ito Tosho (1773-1804) signed Tosho kan, sealed Jichu and two other seals
    Hanging scroll; ink on paper
    44 1/8 x 11in. (112 x 28cm.)


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    Ito Tosho transcribed the poem by the Tang poet Lu Tong (790-835).

    Provenance

    Suga Reinosuke (1883-1971), Tokyo

    PUBLISHED:
    Kosugi Hoan, Tanaka Ichimatsu and Yamanaka Rankei, eds., Ike no Taiga sakuhinshu/The Works of Ike no Taiga (Tokyo: Chuokoron bijutsu shuppan, 1960), pl. 138.

    Iijima Isamu and Suzuki Susumu, Taiga/Buson, vol. 12 of Suiboku bijutsu taikei (Collection of ink paintings) (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1973), pl. 30.