London, South Kensington
8 November 2007
A KAKEMONO, ANONYMOUS, 17TH CENTURY
painted in sumi, gofun and colours on paper with a group of young men on the terrace of a pavilion, each wearing informal robes with a wakizashi or katana hanging from his belt, one man with a tobacco pouch, another reading a scroll, various birds in cages, a smoking set and albums scattered around the interior, another man approaching from the garden beyond -- 12¾in. x 18½in. (32.4cm. x 47cm.), one seal, fitted wood box.
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