|23. Mochizuki Gyokusen (1794-1852) (Shigeteru)|
Denka getsuya - Cabins in a moonlit nightSigned: Mochi Gyokusen
Technique: sumi on paper, 18.9 x 51
Mounting: light green silk
109.5 x 65
Condition: very good
Gyokusen, Shigeteru, was the third in line of the Mochizuki painters family.
His father Mochizuki Gyokusen Makoto (1744-1795), died when he was a baby; so he became first a member of the household of Maruyama painter Murakami Tôshû (act c. 1800) and next hen of Gan Ku’s (1749-1838). He was an admirer of Go Shun (1752-1811) wih whom he studied the Shijô Style. Before he settled down in Kyôto he travelled to Nagasaki and Edo first. He was a distuinguised painter of kachôga and landscapes.
Roberts p. 36
Araki p. 407
Price: EUR 1,400 / USD 1,652 (pending)