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Lot 372: SENGAI GIBON (1750-1837) LE VENT SOUFFLANT DANS LES BAMBOUS

Est: €5,000 EUR - €6,500 EUR
Sotheby'sDecember 18, 2009Paris, France

Item Overview

Description


[SENGAI GIBON (1750-1837), WIND BLOWN BAMBOO. HANGING SCROLL, INK ON PAPER, WITH A SENGAI SEAL, MOUNTED ON BROCADE]
Kakemono, encre sur papier, signé avec un cachet Sengai, boite en bois

Dimensions

131 x 52 cm

Artist or Maker

Date

<P>le vent soufflant dans les bambous</P>

Notes



Sengai was from Mino province. He studied for 13 years with the Zen master Gessen zenji from whom, it is belived, he learned paintings. HE later became the 123 (rd) abbot (1790-1811) in Shofuku-ji in Hakata but he was known with friendly unpretentious personality.

Auction Details

Asian Art

by
Sotheby's
December 18, 2009, 10:30 AM CET

76, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré CS 10010, Paris, Il-De-France, 75384, FR