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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 26

    Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795)

    Hen, rooster and pheasants

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795)
    Hen, rooster and pheasants
    Each signed Mo Shokado hitsu-i (painted after Shokado Shojo) Okyo, each sealed Okyo no in and Chusen
    Triptych of hanging scrolls; ink, color and gold on silk
    14 1/8 x 15½in. (36 x 39.5cm.) each (3)


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    Provenance

    Theodore F. Green, Senator of Rhode Island, 1944
    J.R. Link, 1973

    PUBLISHED:
    Ko Inagaki Seigai'o iaihin, Kitase Hiratashi kyuzohin hoka botaika shozohin uritate (Auction catalogue of collections including the late Inagaki Seigai and the Hirata family of Kitase) (1936.6.5), p. 8.

    Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, Property from Yamanaka and Co., Inc. by order of the Allen property custodian of the United States (1944.6.28), lot 774 (purchased by Senator Green).

    Sasaki Johei and Sasaki Masako, Maruyama Okyo kenkyu zurokuhen (Study of Maruyama Okyo, illustration volume) (Tokyo: Chuokoron bijutsu shuppan, 1996), pl. 488.