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Yamaoka Seiryô (Taigadô V) (1807-1869)
Umehana kotori zu - Plumblossom and little birds
Signed: Seiryô
Seals: Seiryô, Gyokurei
Technique: colours on silk 107.3 x 36.5
Mounting: grey damask and auberghine coloured silk
ivory rollers, 191 x 49.8
Box: Inscribed
Condition: slight stain, otherwise very good

former Chikuin collection

Seiryô was a painter-poet in the line of Ike Taiga. He was the second son of Yamaoka Geppô (1760-1839), Shinryô, 34th head of the Sôrin-ji. Seiryô became Taigadô V, 37th head of the Sôrin-ji after the death of his brother Giryô in 1865.

Roberts p. 140
Moog p. 464
Araki p. 1778

Price: EUR 1,000 / USD 1,130