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Sengai Gibon (1750 - 1837)

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

Sotheby's

December 18, 2009
Paris, France

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[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

Date

le vent soufflant dans les bambous

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.

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December 18, 2009, 10:30 AM CET

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