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Yokoyama Taikan (1868-1958)
Kuyoku (Guinea fowl)
Signed Taikan and sealed Shokodo
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
23.3/8 x 32in. (59.4 x 82.6cm.)
With wood box, signed on underside of lid Taikan dai and sealed Shokodo, titled on exterior of lid Kuyoku; registration no. 73 on the lower roller

Lot Essay

For a closely related painting of a guinea fowl on a tree branch dated 1927 see Yamatane Bijutsukan meihin zuroku/Masterpieces from the Yamatane Museum of Art (Tokyo: Yamatane Museum of Art, 1993), pl. 34; for another dated 1926 in the Imperial Household Collection see Iijima Isamu, ed., Yokoyama Taikan, vol. 10 of Kindai no bijutsu (Tokyo: Shibundo, 1972), fig. 72.

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