Artworks of the Month

  • Haiku - Clapper (with self inscription)
    Hanging scroll
    Item Number : 19072

    Kobayashi Issa

    Haiku - Clapper (with self inscription)

    Biography Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827) was a Japanese poet born in Sinano (present Nagano prefecture). Learned Haiku poem under Mizoguchi Somaru, the third head of Katsushika school and Nirokuan Chikua. His famous Haiku collection includes “Oragaharu”.
    Description
    • ink on silk with silk mounting
    • dimensions: 79×30cm(artwork), 175×32cm(overall)
    • with wooden storage box signed by Hayashi Junryo
    • minor wear in box

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  • Rising Moon
    Hanging scroll
    Item Number : 19043

    Terasawa Mokuu

    Rising Moon

    Biography Terasawa Mokuu (1884-1959)
    Description
    • color on silk with silk mounting
    • dimensions: 88×33 cm (artwork), 171×43 cm(overall)
    • minor wear in mounting
    • with wooden storage box

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  • Kikujido
    Hanging scroll
    Item Number : 19069

    Hata Ichu

    Kikujido

    Biography Hata Ichu (approx. mid Edo) was a Japanese painter and learned the painting under Ito Jakushu, with Jakuen and other pupils.
    Description
    • color on silk with silk mounting
    • dimensions: 100×32cm(artwork), 188×44cm(overall)
    • image: minor crease in silk; mounting: minor bookworm hole in general and minor wear to the upper part/minor wear on the box
    • with wooden storage box

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  • Goose
    Hanging scroll
    Item Number : 18072

    Kimura Tangen

    Goose

    Biography Kimura Tangen (1679-1767) was a Japanese painter born in Satsuma(present Kagoshima prefecture.) Studied under Kano Tanshin in Edo. Strongly influenced by Sesshu and excelled at ink paintings. Appointed to a official painter of Kagoshima domain and also conferred to Hokkyo(the third highest rank of Buddhist priest.) for his painting achievement.
    Description
    • wash on paper with silk mounting
    • dimensions: 91×48cm(artwork) 193×61cm(overall) 
    • minor crease on paper and crease at lower part of silk
    • with wooden storage box

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  • Autumn Fruits
    Framed
    Item Number : 18080

    Somiya Ichinen

    Autumn Fruits

    Biography Somiya Ichinen(1893-1994) was a Western-style painter born in Tokyo. Studied the painting under Yamashita Shintaro and graduated from the Western Painting course of the Tokyo School of Arts. Familiar with Post-impressionist style of painting. His loss of eye sight caused him to cease the work of painting and change into writing essays as literary profession.
    Description
    • oil on canvas with frame
    • dimensions: 41×46cm(artwork), 62×68cm(overall)
    • artist signature in the left bottom corner

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  • The Higher the Mountain is, the Slower the Moon Comes Out
    Hanging scroll
    Item Number : 17105

    Kitaoji Rosanjin

    The Higher the Mountain is, the Slower the Moon Comes Out

    Biography Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1945) was a Japanese potter and calligrapher born into an ancestral Shinto priest family of Kamigamo-jinja shrine in Kyoto. In 1904, awarded at Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition after moved to Tokyo. While starting his business as antique art dealer, established a club for Gastronomy and in 1925, opened his business as a membership restaurant “Hoshigaoka-saryo(Star Mountain Tea House)”in Tokyo. Known for a revolutionary artist to create multi-faceted works on calligraphy, carving and pottery for the ultimate culinary quest.

    Kuroda Totoan 1905-1987
    Description
    • ink on paper with paper mounting
    • dimension: 125×31 cm(artwork), 196×35 cm(overall)
    • with wooden storage box signed by Kuroda Totoan

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  • Enso Circle
    Hanging scroll
    Item Number : 16099

    Taikan Monju

    Enso Circle

    Biography Taikan Monju 1766-1842
    Description
    • ink on paper with paper mounting
    • dimensions: 28×39cm (artwork), 109×48 cm(overall)
    • crease and foxing in paper and mounting; minor wear to upper part of mounting
    • with wooden storage box

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