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Go Shun (1752-1811)
Shijô Kyôyaki
Chawan, tea bowl: Harutake - Spring bamboo
Signed: Go Shun saku
Seals: illegable?
Technique: Wheel turned Kyôyaki with a fine crackled cream glaze and a black underglaze decoration. Ø 12,2 x 7
Date: c. 1800-10
Condition: used, very good

Matsumura Go Shun, pupil of Yosa Buson (1716-84) and close friend of Maruyama Ôkyo (1733-95) was the founder of the Shijô School. He was one of the two most influential painters of the Kansai district.

In 1772 Go Shun went to Yosa Buson to study his typical Nanga style as well as haiga, a sketchy painting style related to haiku poetry. In 1782 he took the name Go Shun, reserving his earlier Gekkei for haiga paintings.

Itsuo 1982
Rosenfield B.52
Roberts p. 34
Araki pp. 845-850
Kyoto '98: pp. 278-279
French ‘74 pp. 32-34
Hillier '74 pp. 34-57
Beerens p. 103

Availability: On Request