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Yokoyama Seiki (1792-1864)
Quails and hagi
Signed: Seiki
Seals: Seiki
Technique: colours on silk 106,1 x 41,4
Mounting: purple damask and sand coloured silk
ivory rollers, 182,5 x 52,2
Condition: flaws at the top of the mounting, otherwise very good

Seiki is considered to have been the best pupil of Matsumura Keibun (1780-1844). His landscapes though show much influence of Okamura Toyohiko's (1773-1845). The best of both assembled in one.

Roberts p. 140
Araki p. 1784
Kyoto'98 p. 297
Hillier '74 pp. 326-7

Price: EUR 750 / USD 870 (pending)