Japanese Two Panel Screen: Gibbons of Folklore
Edo period (second half of the 17th century) Kano school painting of gibbons in Japanese fables. The left panel represents a Japanese fable of a monkey and a crab warning against the dangers of deceit. On the right is a very famous Buddhist fable about a monkey reaching for a reflection of the moon in the water, encouraging people to steer clear of illusions. Signature reads: Ichiyo-shi Einoh (Kano Einoh) (1631 - 1697). Mineral pigments on mulberry paper with a silk brocade border.
- Second half of the 17th century
- 61" h x 58 1/2" w
- 154.9cm h x 148.6cm w
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- over $100,000