12 - 13 July 2005
Suzuki Harunobu (fl. c. 1725-1770)
A scroll painting of Daruma comes to life as he leans forward to take a pipe offered to him by a young girl, good impression, colours oxidised, good condition
Chuban tate-e: 26.7 x 20cm.
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For a variant impression of this rare design see Margaret Gentles, The Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints (Chicago, 1965), Vol. II, no. 31.
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