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[ Hydrangea ] Ajisai Flowers
Reference Number SS-40062
Title
" Hydrangea " Ajisai Flowers
Artist Kobayashi Kokei (1883 - 1957)

Kokei was born in Niigata Prefecture.
His given name is Shigeru.
He studied painting uder Kajita Hanko.
Kokei participated in the Kohjikai with Imamura Shiko and Yasuda Yukihiko.
In 1914, Kokei participated in the reconstruction of the Nihon Bijutsu-In (The Japan Art Institute).
In 1944, he became a professor of the Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko (The Tokyo School of Fine Arts).
In 1950, he was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit.
Highest Value = US$ 440 thousand

Signature & Seal Yes
Part of Painting Silk, 95.5 x 20 cm ( 37.6 x 78.7inch )
Mounting Silk, 178 x 30 cm ( 70 x 11.8 inch )
Roller End Material Bamboo
Wood Box Wood Box
Description

The scroll is slightly foxed overall as it was painted years ago.
There are spots and stains to some extent.
Although, the condition of this scroll is not bad.
Hydrangea (Ajisai) flowers and leaves are painted artisitcally.
There is an appraisal endorsement by Deigyu (Appraiser ?) on the back side of the lid of the box.
According to it, the painting is certainly drawn by Kobayashi Kokei.
However, we do not know Deigyu's profile at all.

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Hydrangea Flower & Leaf
Signature and Stamp of Kobayashi Kokei
Signature & Seal
Roller End made from Bamboo
Roller End
Ajisai (Hydrangea) Flowers and Leaves
Appraised by Deigyu In Paulownia Wall Scroll Box
In Wood Box
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