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Ogata Gekko (1859-1920)
Ogata Gekko (1859-1920)

The courtesan of Eguchi as the bodhisattva Samantabhadra (Fugen), early Meiji period (late 19th century)

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Ogata Gekko (1859-1920)
The courtesan of Eguchi as the bodhisattva Samantabhadra (Fugen), early Meiji period (late 19th century)
Signed Gekko, sealed Gekko
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
44¼ x 16 3/8in. (112.6 x 41.4cm.)
Exhibited
"Nikuhitsu ukiyo-e meihin ten: Azabu bijutsukan shozo/Ukiyo-e Painting Masterpieces in the Azabu Museum of Art," shown at the following venues:
Sendai City Museum, Sendai, 1988.6.11--7.17
Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, Osaka, 1988.9.6--10.9
Sogo Museum, Yokohama, 1988.10.20--11.13

Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
Azabu Museum of Art and Osaka Municipal Museum of Arts, eds., Nikuhitsu ukiyo-e meihin ten: Azabu bijutsukan shozo/Ukiyo-e Painting Masterpieces in the Collection of the Azabu Museum of Art, introduction by Kobayashi Tadashi, exh. cat. (Tokyo: Azabu Museum of Art; Osaka: Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, 1988), pl. 100.
Kobayashi Tadashi, ed., Azabu bijutsu kogeikan (Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts), vol. 6 of Nikuhitsu ukiyo-e taikan (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1995), no. 51.

Previously sold in these Rooms, An Important Collection of Japanese Ukiyo-e Paintings, 27 October, 1998, lot 124.
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