• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1083

    Tosa Mitsusada (1738-1806)

    Mount Fuji

    Price Realised  

    Tosa Mitsusada (1738-1806)
    Mount Fuji
    Signed Edokoro azukari ju-yon'i ge Tosa no kami Fujiwara Mitsusada, sealed Mitsusada no in
    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
    15 x 27 3/8in. (38.2 x 70.2cm.)


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    The poem by Ota Nanpo (Shokusanjin; 1749-1823) reads:
    Karabito mo kokomade gozare Amanohara
    Sangoku ichi no yama ga mitakuba


    The Chinese should come here, if they want to see the highest mountain in the three countries.

    Provenance

    Hishioka Ryoemon