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Hasegawa Gyokuhô (1822-1879)
Kame - Tortoises and pine shoot
Signed: Gyokuhô
Seals: Gyokuhô
Technique: sumi and some blue on silk 101 x 36.5
Mounting: blue gold damask and grey green damask
204 x 51.5
Condition: stains, otherwise good

Gyokuhô is considered one of the last true Shijô painters. He was a pupil of Matsumura Keibun (1780-1843). In all respects a wonderful pupil, his kachôga is hard to distinguish from that of his teacher.

Shiga 1976 (Gyokuhô & Gyokujun)
Roberts p. 35
Araki p. 415
Kyoto '98 p. 289

Price: EUR 700 / USD 791