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Rising Sun & Bull drawn in 1913

[ The Rising Sun & Bull ] Drawn in 1913
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" The Rising Sun & Bull " Drawn in 1913
Okuda Hogen (?- ?)

Hogen was born in Tokushima Prefecture.
His real given name was Mitsuhide.
His pseudonyms are Hogen, Chigyu and Mokushi-An.
First, Hogen studied the Sumiyoshi style painting under Mori Gyoen.
Later, he went to Tokyo and became a disciple of Hashimoto Gaho.
He improved painting skills belonging to the group of the Futaba-Kai.
Hogen was accepted for the Futaba-Kai Exhibitions for several times.

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Part of Painting
Silk, 58.5 x 22.5 cm ( 23 x 9 inches )
Silk, 163 x 33 cm ( 64 x 13 inches )
Roller End Material
Hard Plastic
Wood Box

This scroll was drawn in the new year of 1913 (=Year of the Ox).
The both roller ends have recently been replaced to plastic ones.
There are spots and stains to some extent on the painting part.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
The rising sun and an ox are drawn well using Japanese brush.

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The Rising Sun & Ox
Mizunoto-Ushi (1913), Rakkan Signature & Stamp of Okuda Hogen
Signature & Seal
Ushi (Ox)
In Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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