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[ Bamboo ] Brush Drawing
Reference Number
" Bamboo "
Yamaoka Beika (1867 - 1913)

Japanese Nanga style painter.
Beika was born in Tosa Province (present Kochi Prefecture) in 1867.
His real given name was Naoki.
Beika is a pseudonym.
He studied painting under Nagusa Ippo and Kawamura Ukoku, and also studied Shodo calligraphy under Cho Sanshu.
Beika belonged to the Nihon Nanga-Kai and participated in establishing the Nihon Nanso-ga Kai in 1906.
Beika deceased in the 2nd year of the Taisho era (1913) at the age of 47.
Value = about US$ 10 thousand

Signature & Seal
Part of Drawing
Silk, 90.5 x 35.5 cm ( 35.6 x 14 inches )
Silk, 170 x 54 cm ( 67 x 21.3 inches )
Roller End Material
Black Ebony Wood
Wood Box

This scroll was drawn in 1911.
It is slightly foxed overall as it was drawn years ago.
There are a few small tears on the mounting.
Slight folds are recognized.
There are some spots and stains on the drawing part.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
Bamboo tree are drawn aritistically in the Suiboku painting method using Japanese Fude brush and black Sumi ink only.
A Kanji writing (San) is also drawn on the right -hand side.
Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.

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Suiboku Bamboo Drawing
San Kanji Writing
Signature & Seal
Bamboo Leaves
Suiboku Sasa Drawing
Kokutan Black Ebony Wood
Roller End
In Awasebako Kakemono Box
In Wooden Box
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