• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1100

    Soga School (17th Century)

    Hawk on pine branch; Herons and ducks in reeds

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Soga School (17th Century)
    Hawk on pine branch; Herons and ducks in reeds
    Bearing seals Shinso and Kangaku
    Pair of six-panel screens; ink and gold on paper
    59½ x 134in. (151 x 339cm.) each (2)


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    The Soga school was established by Soga Chokuan (act. 1596-1610), and his son Nichokuan (act. first half 17th c.) continued the style. For a similar screen by Soga Chokuan, see Nara Prefectural Museum of Art, ed., Soga Chokuan-Nichokuan no kaiga/Paintings of Soga Chokuan and Nichokuan (Nara: Nara Prefectural Museum of Art, 1989), pl. 8.

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    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold to benefit the acquisition funds of The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh