Kakko Japanese Cuckoo Couple on Matsu Tree

[ Cuckoo Couple on Japanese Pine Tree Branch ]
Reference Number
" Cuckoo Couple on Matsu Tree " Painted in 1940
Tsuchiya Gyoyo (1876 - 1946)

Nanga style painter.

Gyoyo was born in the 9th year of the Meiji era.

He also called himself Sugawara Tsuneyoshi.

In 1945, he moved from Tokyo to Morioka city of Iwate Prefecture for safety.

He deceased in the 21st year of the Showa era at the age of 71.

Signature & Seal
Part of Drawing
Japanese Paper, 133 x 33 cm ( 52.3 x 13 inches )
Silk, 218 x 45 cm ( 85.8 x 17.7 inches )
Roller End Material
Hard Plastic
No Box

This scroll was drawn in 1940.

It is long scroll.

It may have been re-mounted.

Though, there are some stains and a few small tears at the top of the mounting.

Some faint folds are recognized on the drawing part.

As a whole, the condition of this scroll is so-so.

Although, a cuckoo (Kakko) couple on Japanese pine (Matsu) tree branch is painted artistically using Fude brush and Sumi inks.

USD 168
Japanese Kacho-ga Flowers & Birds Painting
Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Tsuchiya Gyoyo
Signature & Seals
San Kanji Writing, Matsu Pine Needles
Japanese Kacho-ga Ink Drawing
Kakko or Hototogisu Birds
Kakemono End
Roller End
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