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39. Matsubayashi Keigetsu (1876-1963)
Mod nanga
Summer landscape
Signed: Keigetsu sanjin
Seals: Atsushi in, Keigetsu
Technique: colours on paper 130,5 x 32,7
Mounting: blue silver damask
ivory rollers, 207 x 45,8
Condition: very good

Inscription remains unread

Keigetsu studied painting under Noguchi Yukoku (1827-1898) in Tokyo. He was a member of the Imperial Art Academy and in 1959 was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit for his oeuvre. He is considered one of the most important artists of the 20th-century Nanga school.

Roberts p. 105
Aburai p. 356