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Lot 3007: After Yamamoto Baiitsu (1783-1856) Fine Japanese and Korean Works of Art

Est: $1,000 USD - $1,500 USDSold:
Bonhams 2March 18, 2015New York, NY, US

Item Overview


Insect Procession Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; bearing the date Hinoe-uma (1846) ka[hei]gatsu Gyokuzen shoku'oku, and signature Baiitsu sha, with one seal Yamamoto Ryo; with wooden storage box 18 1/2 x 31 1/2in (46.7 x 80cm)


46.7 x 80cm


The "Procession of Insects" appears to be based on a prototype popularized by the Maruyama-Shijo school. A similar depiction of this novel subject matter by Nishiyama Hoen (1804-67), a contemporary of Baiitsu, is held in the collection of the British Museum. (http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/asia/n/nishiyama_h%C5%8Den,_procession_of.aspx).

Auction Details

Fine Japanese and Korean Works of Art

Bonhams 2
March 18, 2015, 05:00 PM UTC

580 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, 10022, US