Bamboo & Kanji Drawing, 1875

[ Bamboo & Kanji Writing ] Drawn in 1875
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" Bamboo & Kanji Writing " Drawn in 1875
72 Years Old, Yanagawa Kohran (1804 - 1879)
Woman Kanshi poet in the Edo period to Meiji era.
Kohran was born in Mino Province (present Gifu Prefecture) as the second daughter of Inetsu Nagayoshi.
Her real given name was Kei.
Her another pen name was Cho Keien.
In 1820, she married with Yanagawa Seigan (1789 - 1858), famous poet at the latter part of the Edo period.
The husband and wife visited many countries in Japan and composed poems.
Kohran was jailed for a half year because of the Ansei Suppression.
Value = US$13 thousand
Signature & Seal
Part of Painting
Japanese Paper, 110.5 x 30 cm ( 43.5 x 11.8 inches )
Silk, 172 x 39 cm ( 67.7 x 15.3 inches )
Roller End Material
No Box

This scroll must have been drawn in 1875.
It is slightly foxed overall as it was drawn years ago.
There are spots, stains and folds.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is so-so.
Although, bamboo and Kanji writing are drawn well in the Suiboku painting method.
This drawing was done by Yanagawa Kohran who was the wife of Yanagawa Seigan, very famous poet at the latter part of the Edo period.
Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.

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San (Kanji Writing) & Rakkan Signature & Seal of Yanagawa Kohran

Suiboku Sasa Bamboo

Roller End made of Wood
Roller End

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