• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 628

    Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)

    Scenes from the Noh play Takasago, 1889

    Price Realised  

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    Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)
    Scenes from the Noh play Takasago, 1889
    Signed and inscribed on the right screen Gyonen hachiju ni-o Tairyukyo Zeshin (Painted by Zeshin at age 82), signed and dated on the left screen Meiji niju ni natsubi sha Zeshin (painted on a summer day in 1889 by Zeshin), each sealed Zeshin
    Pair of six-panel screens; ink and color on silk; metal-embossed mounts lacquered with seaweed and shells
    62 x 124in. (158 x 315cm.) each (2)


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