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Stunning Painting of Shrine Entrance and Grounds

Probably Hokusai school

Stunning Painting of Shrine Entrance and Grounds  Probably Hokusai school
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Stunning Painting of Shrine Entrance and Grounds Probably Hokusai school

[Japan] Absolutely stunning painting on silk of the entrance and grounds of a Japanese shrine. We see a lady with a baby on her back and a child running near her, and a two-sworded samurai walking closer to the shrine. An overhead lantern with a moon motif hangs in the centre between the two guardians on the left and right. A black bird and a white bird can be seen flying in the distance. The painting has been mounted on a scroll more recently and is in a modern, decorative card box.

 

Unknown artist. c1850.

 

Image: 44 x 35cm. Scroll: 108.5 x 57.5cm.

 

In fine condition. Very minor age wear to illustration. Otherwise fine. s34051204

Stunning Painting of Shrine Entrance and Grounds

Price: ¥880,000

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