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Liu Bei

Artist: Gakutei
Date: 1824
Size/Format: Shikishiban, approx. 7 by 8 inches
Description: Liu Bei, one of the three heroes of the Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, seated holding a fan. Poem by Ichindo Goryuen
Series: Shoku Sanketsu (Three Heroes of the State of Shu)
Carver: Shiba Konori
Publisher: Privately Printed
Condition: Traces of a previous mounting verso. Slight movement of the purple pigment visible verso, otherwise fine. Embellished with gold and silver.
Impression: Fine
Notes: Illustrated in Keyes, The Art of Surimono, Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, page 106
Price: (SOLD)


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