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24. Yamaguchi Sôken (1759-1818)
Maruyama
Fuji and cranes
Signed: Sôken
Seals: Yamaguchi sai
Technique: colours on silk, 55.8 x 79.8
Mounting: orange gold brocade and grey silk
158.5 x 96.7
Condition: near fine

Sôken was one of Õkyo's ten notable pupils. Before his years with Maruyama Õkyo (1733-1795) he studied with his father, the Maruyama painter Yamaguchi Sôgaku. He was a good painter of kachôga and landscape, but he specialized in bijinga, (women portraits) in Kansai Ukiyô-e style.

Reference
Roberts p. 161
Araki p.1532
Hiller p. 106-116
Kyoto '98 p. 296

Price: EUR 1,800 / USD 2,124 (pending)