- Attributed to Gakutei Yashima (1786-1868) Daikoku from... - Lot 11 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés

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- Attributed to Gakutei Yashima (1786-1868) Daikoku from... - Lot 11 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés
- Attributed to Gakutei Yashima (1786-1868) Daikoku from the Kokkei Shichi-Fukujin series, Entertainments of the Seven Gods of Happiness. The god Daikoku is depicted full-length as a kamuro (servant girl), carrying a huge bag on her back. In the circle at the top left is inscribed the name Daikoku, god of abundance, one of the shichi fukujin "seven gods of happiness". He is always depicted carrying a bag on his back. Date: circa 1820. Unsigned. Surimono shikishiban : 19.2 x 12.5 cm Embossing, silver highlights. - Shinsai Ryuryukyo (1764?-1820) Okame Okame, Shinto goddess of cheerfulness and good humor, is depicted standing, holding a hitachi in her hands. Her hair untied, she is dressed in a ceremonial costume. On the left-hand side of the print are five kyôka poems evoking plum blossoms, the song of a nightingale, a willow tree, summer, girls' clothes, etc. Signed Ryûryûkyô Shinsai ga. Surimono shikishiban: 19.0 x 17.5 cm - Hokuga Katsushika (active 1804-1844) Young woman contemplating a flower Sitting on wooden faggots at the foot of a tree, a young woman contemplates a flower held between her fingers. In front of her flows a small stream. At the top of the print is a poem. It reads: Nishi higashi/ Nigiwau haru o Tsuki nobete/ Kuroki wa Juppa/ Juichiwa Zutsu "Spring gaiety spreads eastward and westward And here are ten bundles of kuroki: there are eleven bundles in each bundle". (Kuroki is oven-smoked wood that the women of Ohara in Yasé, a Kyôto suburb, sell in Kyôto). Date: 1805 (year of the ox). Signed Hokuga ga. Surimono shikishiban: 12.6 x 16.2 cm Overall.
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