- Koga Iijima (1829-1900) Head of a carp The... - Lot 288 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés

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- Koga Iijima (1829-1900) Head of a carp The... - Lot 288 - Beaussant Lefèvre & Associés
- Koga Iijima (1829-1900) Head of a carp The head of a carp gliding through the water appears in the upper part of the print. Kyôka poems evoking various phenomena that herald the imminent arrival of summer occupy the central part of the surimono. Signed Kôga. Artist's sealKôga. Surimono : 17.7 x 26.8 cm - Denki and Raiun Flowers and fish he upper part of the print features flowers whose name, hamanasu (sand flowers), is inscribed to the right of the subject. A large carass, watako, and a small carass, wataka, occupy the lower part. A commentary in the rectangular cartouche indicates that these fish live in Lake Biwa. Signed Denki sha and Raiun hitsu. Surimono: 22.8 x 30.0 cm - Ryôkô (1817-1887) Fish The upper part of the print is occupied by thirteen poems by different authors. Signed Ryôkô. Artist's seal (Kishô). Surimono : 18.6 x 26.2 cm - Koga Iijima (1829-1900) Two fish bound by a reed are resting on a branch of peach blossom. Nineteen haiku (poems in seventeen syllables, often evocative of seasonal phenomena) are inscribed in the upper left-hand corner. Signed Kôga. Dated Tori no haru, spring of the year of the rooster. Shikishiban surimono : 18.3 x 26.5 cm Overall.
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