Six panel byobu
Price: € 1.800,00
A six panel byobu-screens with monochrome nicely detailed ink paintings of 6 immortals.
The byobu-screen depicting Qin Gao standing on his carp with a scroll in his hand; the Buddhist arhat Panthala known in Japan as Handaka (or Handakiya) releasing a dragon from his begging bowl; Zhang Gongming with his tiger; Lu Dongbin with his sword crossing a river and Shu Ren, the crane-riding man, reading a handscroll, all pasted on a ground with sprinkled gold and gold flakes.
All paintings are attributed to Soga Shohaku (1730-1781) by the various names and seals used by him: Shōhaku;Jasokuken; Joki; Jokisai etc.
Late Edo period.
Size: Height : 174,4 cm, Width: 6 x times: 60,7 cm.