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Mihata Jôryû (act 1830-43)
Bijin picking autumn leafs
Signed: -
Seals: Jôryû
Technique: colours on paper 114.6 x 44.1
Mounting: grey crushed paper and green decorated paper
lacquered rollers, 195 x 56.2
Condition: aged; restorations and creases, still fair

Jôryû, a unique figure in Kansai art circles, was a native of Kyoto. He studied with Okamoto Toyohiko (1773-1845). He was specialized in bijinga of voluptuous women.

Ota 1993 p. 70
Roberts p. 62
Araki p. 194