Morita Shiryu (1912-1998) Tatsu (Dragon), 1967

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Lot 3243W
Morita Shiryu (1912-1998)
Tatsu (Dragon), 1967

Sold for US$ 86,500 inc. premium

Fine Japanese Works of Art

17 Sep 2013, 13:00 EDT

New York

Morita Shiryu (1912-1998)
Tatsu (Dragon), 1967
Large four-panel screen; aluminum flake pigment in polyvinyl acetate medium, yellow alkyd varnish on paper

Artist's certificate on reverse titled Ryu [alternative reading: Tatsu] (Dragon), signed Morita Shiryu, sealed Sei no in and dated 1967
64 x 30 3/4in (162 x 310cm)

Footnotes

  • For similar screens by Morita Shiryu, entitled Dragons Knows Dragon, dated 1964, see Christie's New York (Sale 2576), 11 September 2012, lot #158 and Dragons Knows Dragon, dated 1969, Janice Katz (ed.), Beyond Golden Clouds (Chicago and St. Louis, 2009), no. 30.
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Morita Shiryu (1912-1998) Tatsu (Dragon), 1967
Morita Shiryu (1912-1998) Tatsu (Dragon), 1967
Morita Shiryu (1912-1998) Tatsu (Dragon), 1967
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