SHINSAI (1764-1820). Writing Box. (Sold)
Artist: RYŪRYŪKYO SHINSAI (1764-1820)
Subject: Still life with a writing box (suzuribako), decorated with pine twigs, and a flowering adonis plant, symbol of New Year.
Signature: Shinsai. Poems signed Inaba Matsutoshi and Yomo Magao.
Date: ca. 1810’s.
Publisher: Privately published
Size: Fan shape surimono, 12,1x24,2 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print with blind printing and metallic pigments.
Literature: Illustrated in our catalog, Surimono. Poetic Images in Japanese Prints. New Acquisition June 2022, no. 21.
Conditions: Very good impression and color, some slight thinning, good conditions.
Item no: D 359