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Mori Sosen
【Monkeys】

It seems as though it was drawn effortlessly, yet the unique characteristics of each monkey are distinctly portrayed, even evoking a sense of charm. This is a work unique to Sosen, who is said to have lived in the mountains and observed monkeys while living like them. It bears the seal of Kawabata Gyokusho.
Number
D-91
Art Work name
Monkeys
Artist
Mori Sosen
Detail
Materials : ink and colour on paper
wooden boxed
Size : W 28.5 × H 97 cm (Image) ・ W 40 × H 179 cm (Mount)
Condition: trace of repair on the image
certification by Kawabata Gyokusho
Artist History
Mori Sosen was a painter from the late Edo period. His birthplace is unknown, but he was active in Osaka. He was a master of monkey paintings and the founder of the Mori school. He died in 1821 at the age of 75.
Price
850,000yen

Mori Sosen
【Monkeys】

It seems as though it was drawn effortlessly, yet the unique characteristics of each monkey are distinctly portrayed, even evoking a sense of charm. This is a work unique to Sosen, who is said to have lived in the mountains and observed monkeys while living like them. It bears the seal of Kawabata Gyokusho.
Number
D-91
Art Work name
Monkeys
Artist
Mori Sosen
Detail
Materials : ink and colour on paper
wooden boxed
Size : W 28.5 × H 97 cm (Image) ・ W 40 × H 179 cm (Mount)
Condition: trace of repair on the image
certification by Kawabata Gyokusho
Artist History
Mori Sosen was a painter from the late Edo period. His birthplace is unknown, but he was active in Osaka. He was a master of monkey paintings and the founder of the Mori school. He died in 1821 at the age of 75.
Price
850,000yen

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