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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 61

    Kikuchi Hobun (1862-1918)

    Pheasant and wisteria

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    Kikuchi Hobun (1862-1918)
    Pheasant and wisteria
    Signed Hobun hitsu and sealed Hobun and another seal
    Two-panel screen; ink, color and gold on paper
    65 3/8 x 72 7/8in. (166 x 185cm.)


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    Hobun was born in Osaka and studied under the Shijo-school painter Kono Bairei (1844-1895). He taught at the Kyoto Municipal School of Fine Arts and Crafts and was a frequent exhibitor with and juror for the Bunten. He was one of the founders of the Kyoto Nihonga school.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.