22 September 2004
Tsukioka Settei (1710-1786)
Shunsho higi (Secret delights for a spring evening)
Signed Shinten'o Tsukioka Masanobu Settei fusen, sealed Konko and Masanobu
Twelve paintings mounted as an accordion album; ink, color, gold and gold leaf on silk; handscroll: ink on paper and silk
11½ x 21in. (29.2 x 53.3cm.) each painting; handscroll: 11½ x 110 5/8in.
(29.2 x 280.9cm.) (2)
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The twelve paintings were probably originally in handscroll form. The handscroll that accompanies this album includes the title of the scroll written in ink on paper, and an explanatory text section in ink on silk signed by Settei.
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