18 March 2008
Yokoyama Kazan (1784-1837)
Horses by a stream
Signed and dated Tenpo go kinoe-uma nen juichigatsu sakubi (first day of eleventh month, 1834) Kazan and Kazan, each sealed
Pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold leaf on paper
60 3/8 x 138¼in. (153.4 x 351cm.) each (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Kazan lived and worked in Kyoto. He studied under Hijikata Torei and Ganku, then turned to Matsumura Goshun and the Shijo school.
Professor Matthew McKelway is your guide to these exquisitely beautiful emblems of wealth and power
The art that came out of Japan as it emerged from 200 years of isolation at the end of the 19th century, illustrated with works offered in Hong Kong
The ornately carved toggles were once an integral part of Japanese fashion. Today, as expert Hollis Goodall explains, they’re the ultimate collector’s item
Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks representing some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States
Explore key British artists from the 19th century to the present day, to be offered across four sales of Modern British Art and British Impressionism this November at Christie’s London.