Hanging scroll paintings - After Kanō Naonobu (Shōēi) (1519-1592) (3) - Paper - Chinese scholars - Chinese scholars - With tsubo-shaped seal 'Shōēi' 松栄 - Japan - Momoyama period (1573-1603)

Description
Hanging scroll paintings - After Kanō Naonobu (Shōēi) (1519-1592) (3) - Paper - Chinese scholars - Chinese scholars - With tsubo-shaped seal 'Shōēi' 松栄 - Japan - Momoyama period (1573-1603)
Good condition, see description - 138×45×1 cm

Hanging scroll paintings - After Kanō Naonobu (Shōēi) (1519-1592) (3) - Paper - Chinese scholars - Chinese scholars - With tsubo-shaped seal 'Shōēi' 松栄 - Japan - Momoyama period (1573-1603)

Set of three scrolls

After Kanō Naonobu (Shōēi) (1519-1592)

Kiribako with inscription:
'Shōēi ga' 松栄画 (Painted by Shōēi)

Sanpukutsui 三幅對 (Set of three hanging scrolls)

L:44.7 H: 138.2

(some folds)

Kanō Shōei was the 4th-generation chief of the Kanō school, the most celebrated school of Japanese painting. The school system had been established in 15th century by Kanō Masanobu who served for the Ashikaga shogunate. It was a professional group of painters who worked for the rulers. Each generation maintained and polished the hereditary technique and the style by copying the old masterpieces.

These scrolls clop three different theme of Chinese paintings: one of the four accomplishments of literati kin-ki-sho-ga where aristocrats enjoy the Chinese zither;
Kokē sanshō-zu, the three Laughers of Tiger Ravine (story of Buddhist Huiyuan (334–416) in the Six Dynasties era); and Shōshō-hakké, Eight Views of Xiaoxiang.

Lot details
Total nr of items
3
Object
Hanging scroll paintings - After Kanō Naonobu (Shōēi) (1519-1592)
Technique
Ink on paper, mounting on silk
Material
Paper
Period
Momoyama period (1573-1603)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Kanō Naonobu (Shōēi) (1519-1592)
Attribution
In the style of
Theme/ depiction
Chinese scholars
Title of artwork
Chinese scholars - With tsubo-shaped seal 'Shōēi' 松栄
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
138×45×1 cm
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