Rare Museum Gem - 1732 - Original Nanpin Hanging Scroll - Tiger
Discover a truly rare and stunning piece of artwork with this 100% genuine and authentic Japanese hand-painted hanging scroll from the Edo Period, Kyoho era (1731-1733). This original and extremely rare gem features a beautiful tiger created by the famous and powerfully influential Chinese artist, Nanpin (1682 - 1760), also known as Shen Quan in his native China.
Nanpin was renowned during his lifetime as a stellar artist and his influence lasted a lifetime in both China and Japan. During his brief two years in Japan, he accumulated students at a rapid pace, teaching the locals his methods, mainly bird and flower art. Amongst his many esteemed disciples was the famous Japanese artist, Kumashiro Yuhi, who created the celebrated and illustrious Nanpin School once his master returned to his native country. In turn, this famous school also produced the likes of the following revered artists: Okyo Maruyama, Ito Jakuchu, So Shiseki, Kakutei, etc.
This museum-worthy artwork is mounted onto an elaborate gold silk scroll and the hand-painted tiger is simply stunning!
The scroll itself is in decent+/good condition considering its age, with a bit of wear here and there, and a few modest repairs at the reverse of the scroll in no way impacting the artwork itself.
The entire scroll measures 188 cm x 58 cm and the picture itself measures 98 cm x 45 cm.
There is no wooden box for this scroll.
This is a scarce opportunity to own a classic original that would adorn any desired space. Hurry, as this piece won't remain available for long. Don't miss out on the chance to add this exceptional work of traditional art to your collection!
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