UNSIGNED. Ono no Komachi washing the book
Artist: Anonymous probably from the Shijo school.
Subject: The poetess Ono no Komachi depicted washing a book with still fresh ink and discrediting a poet who accused her of plagiarism.
Date: 1830 ca.
Size: The painting 32,4x51cm. with the brocade passepartout 44x64,5 cm.
Medium: Painting in ink, light color and gofun on paper.
Remarks: Provenance: Janette Ostier (1921-2014), Paris. Illustrated in Galerie Janette Ostier, Art Japonais Le Jeu de l'éternel et de l'éphémère, Paris 1974, n. 143.
Conditions: Very good
Item no: N 83
Price: Euro 950