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19. Nankei (dates unknown)
Dutchman with a Gouda pipe
Signed: Nankei
Seals: Sadanobu
Technique: colours on paper, 122.5 x 40.6
Date: first half 19th century
Mounting: gold embroidered brown silk and blue and gold batik ichimonji
201 x 55.2
Condition: very good

A Dutchman in Chinese shoes in front of a Chinese seat was the painter’s model. Usually so - called Nagasaki paintings featuring Dutchmen are quite modest.