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Hanging Scroll Depicting Six Poets of the Edo Period

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
505
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Hanging Scroll Depicting Six Poets of the Edo Period, Japan, in the manner of Yosa Buson (1716-1784), including Shyara (dates unknown) and Morikawa Kyoriku (1656-1715), Haiga style with short descriptions and names of the poets written in cursive script, holding two seals with one reading "Yosa," ink and light color on paper, painting 52 x 18 3/4 in.

Provenance: Milton S. Fox.
Estimate $800-1,000

numerous horizontal creases.


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Keywords

Milton S. Fox, Calligraphy, Cursive, Haiga, Human communication, Japanese painting, Japanese poetry, Visual arts, Writing, Yosa Buson, Japan

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