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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    Soga Shohaku (1730-1781)

    Mount Horai

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    Soga Shohaku (1730-1781)
    Mount Horai
    Signed Shohaku, sealed Dasokuken Shohaku and Terukazu
    Hanging scroll; ink on paper
    51 ¼ x 21 ¾ in. (130.2 x 55.2 cm.)
    With wood box


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    The artist, Soga Shohaku considered one of the great eccentrics and innovators of the Edo period. For a similar painting by this artist,




    another painting by Shogetsu, see Chiba City Museum of Art and Mie Prefectural Museum, eds., Soga Shohaku ten-Edo no kisai/Exhibition Soga Shohaku (Tokyo: Asahi shinbunsha, 1998), pl. 78.

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