Hanging scroll - Silk - 'Bijin with ox under a blossoming tree' - With signature 'Katsukawa Shunsei' 勝川春清 - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Description
Hanging scroll - Silk - 'Bijin with ox under a blossoming tree' - With signature 'Katsukawa Shunsei' 勝川春清 - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Fair condition, see description - 175×62×3 cm

Hanging scroll - Silk - 'Bijin with ox under a blossoming tree' - With signature 'Katsukawa Shunsei' 勝川春清 - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Handpainted scroll painting of a beautiful elegant bijin with ox under a blossoming tree
Japan, early 20th century.
Roller ends made of bone
A detailed painting on paper
Signed and sealed

Fair condition, age wear (stain and wrinkles) as depicted

Dimensions: (width x height)
Total dimensions: approx. 62 x 175 cm (excl roller ends)
Painting dimensions: approx. 54,5 x 95 cm

Bijin (美人) is a Japanese term which literally means "a beautiful person". However, in practice this term means "beautiful woman" because of kanji character bi (美) which has a feminine connotation.

Will be carefully packaged and sent by registered mail.

Lot details
Object
Hanging scroll
Material
Silk
Period
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
'Bijin with ox under a blossoming tree' - With signature 'Katsukawa Shunsei' 勝川春清
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
175×62×3 cm
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