Little Cuckoo & Sakura Flowers

[ Little Cuckoo & Sakura Blossoms ]
Reference Number
" Little Cuckoo & Sakura Blossoms "
Katsuya Mokusen (1894 - ?)

Mokusen was born in Tottori Prefecture in the 17th year of the Meiji era (1894) as a son of Katsuya Beiso, professional Nanga style painter.
Mokusen's real given name was Shigeo.
He graduated from the Kyoto Municipal School of Fine Art (Kyoto Shiritsu Kaiga Senmon Gakko).
He became a pupil of Nishiyama Suisho.
Mokusen developed his painting techniques with Suisho's disciples such as Domoto Insho and Uemura Shoko.
Mokusen mainly flourished in the Showa era.

Signature & Seal
Part of Painting
Silk, 117 x 35 cm ( 46 x 13.8 inches )
Silk, 210 x 48.5 cm ( 82.7 x 19 inches )
Roller End Material
Wood (Lacquered)
Wood Box

There are some spots on the mounting.
There are quite a few faint spots on the drawing part.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is so-so.
Although, a Hototogisu bird (little cuckoo) on a branch and Sakura Japanese cherry flowers are painted artistically.
This scroll looks nice.

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Rakkan Signature and Stamp of Katsuya Mokusen
Signature & Seal
Hototogisu Bird (Japanese Little Cuckoo)
Sakura Flowers (Japanese Cherry Blossoms)
Hototogisu Little Cuckoo Bird
Kakemono End made of Wood (Lacquered)
Roller End
In Kakejiku Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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