Gyosai (Triptych)
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The Tiger

Artist: Gyosai (Triptych)
Date: 25th March 1887
Size/Format: 28.25 by 13.75 ins. overall
Description: Shoki, the demon queller, astride a tiger. From a series 'From the Twelve Months', this depicts May.
Series: Junikagetsu no Uchi
Publisher: Fukuda Kumajiro
Condition: Some overall trimming, principally to left and right sheets with the title partially cut. A few minor flaws and marks but generally very fine. Pristine colour. Retains Japanese album backing.
Impression: Superb with extensive burnishing and mica application
Notes: Generally considered one of the artist's masterworks in the triptych format.
Price: (SOLD)


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