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Okutani Shûseki (1871-1936)
Gekka ni kigan, Moonlit night with returning geese
Signed: Shûseki
Seals: Senji kutsu
Technique: colours on paper 134 x 50.7
Mounting: dark blue brocade
ivory rollers, 199 x 65
Box: signed
Condition: some vertical creases, otherwise good

Shûseki was born in Osaka and lived in Kyoto. He studied with Mori Kansai (1814-1894). At the Young Painters Association under the guidance of Hashimoto Gahô (1835-1908) and Kawabata Gyokushô (1842-1913) he was praised for his paintings, and after 1911, he won prizes at numerous exhibitions and he started his own school.

Araki p. 1315
Aburai p. 89

Price: EUR 900 / USD 1,098