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[ Samurai on White Horse ]
Reference Number
SS-30146
Title
" Samurai on White Horse "
Painter
Taniguchi Kokyo (1864 - 1915)

Kokyo was born in Osaka in 1864.
His real given name was Tsuchinosuke.
He became a disciple of Kono Bairei in Kyoto.
Kokyo aimed to establish his own style of historical painting by innovating the Rinpa techniques on the basis of the Shijo style.
Along with Kikuchi Hobun, Takeuchi Seiho & Tsuji Kako, he was counted one of the four heavenly kings of pupils under Kono Bairei.
Kokyo was conversant with old conventionalities and common practices, and, was good at depicting historical scenes.
He teached at the Kyoto Municipal School of Arts and Crafts, and the Kyoto Municipal School of Fine Arts.
He deceased in the 4th year of the Taisho era at the age of 52.
Highest Value = about US$ 20 thousand

Signature & Seal
Yes
Part of Drawing
Silk, 112.5 x 40 cm ( 44.3 x 15.7 inches )
Mounting
Silk, 202 x 52 cm ( 79.5 x 20.5 inches )
Roller End Material
Ivory
Box
Wood Box
Description

There are some slight rucks on the mounting.
There are some small spots on the drawing part.
Although, the condition of this scroll is not bad.
A Samurai warrior on a white horse with his retainer is painted elaborately in Japanese traditional painting methods.
This scroll looks nice.

Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.

Price
USD 298
Historical Painting (Musha-e)
Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Taniguchi Koukyo
Signature & Seal
(Rakkan)
Mountainous Scenery
Samurai Warrior with Retainer
Bushi Samurai on White Horse
Roller End made of Ivory
Ivory Roller End
In Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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