Hasegawa Settan (1778-1843) and style of Kawanabe Kyosai Mid 19th century
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Hasegawa Settan (1778-1843) and style of Kawanabe Kyosai Mid 19th century
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Hasegawa Settan (1778-1843) and style of Kawanabe Kyosai Mid 19th century
Lot Details
Hasegawa Settan (1778-1843) and style of Kawanabe Kyosai
Mid 19th century
Comprising two kakejiku: the first by Hasegawa Settan, in ink and colour on silk, depicting Hotei, the corpulent God of Happiness, in typical garb and carrying his large treasure sack suspended from a gnarled cane over his shoulder, signed Hokkyo Fujiwara Settan mo with two seals Soshu and one illegible, 96cm x 31cm (37¾in x 12¼in), framed and glazed; the second in the style of Kawanabe Kyosai, depicting Raijin the Thunder God, carrying a hesobukuro (a sack of navels), in ink and colour on paper; inscribed Seisei Kyosai with seal Kyosai in, 50.5cm x 26.2cm (19 3/8in x 10 3/8in). (2).

Footnotes

  • 布袋図 長谷川雪旦筆 一幅 絹本着色 
    雷神図 倣河鍋暁斎 一幅 紙本着色 
    19世紀中期

    Hasegawa Settan, ukiyo-e printmaker and illustrator, lived in Edo. He was a pupil of Utagawa Toyokuni and received the rank of Hokkyo. He was particularly renowned for his illustrations of Edo Meisho zue (Famous Places in Edo) and Toto Saijiki (Annual Festivals of Edo).
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