Hishikawa MOROSHIGE (Fl. 1684-1704)




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An original painting showing a go game being watched by beautifully attired ladies. Moroshige was the senior pupil of Hishikawa Moronobu, and, it is said, was the father of Furuyama Moromasa. Sumi and full colour with extensive gold on silk; 10.75 x 15 in; 27.5 x 38 cms. Newly remounted with futomaki and box. Provenance: Ex William Sturgis Bigelow collection. He was one of the first Americans to live in Japan and much of his extensive collection went to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. His original seal has been affixed to the side of the box.

 

Painted c. 1700. In very good condition. Rare: A fine painting and nice subject.

 

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Hishikawa MOROSHIGE (active c. 1684-1695)




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A shunga print by the best of Moronobu’s direct pupils, who produced some of the finest designs in this genre. Shows a couple prior to coitus. Published c. mid 1680s.


Very good impression. Very slight soil and weakening along laid lines, but otherwise very good condition. Unsigned.


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Hishikawa MOROSHIGE (active c. 1684-1695)




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A shunga print by the best of Moronobu’s direct pupils, who produced some of the finest designs in this genre. Shows a couple prior to coitus being approached by an attendant. Published c. mid 1680s.


Very good impression. Very slight soil and weakening along laid lines, but otherwise very good condition. Unsigned.


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Hishikawa MOROSHIGE (active c. 1684-1695)




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A shunga print by the best of Moronobu’s direct pupils, who produced some of the finest designs in this genre. Shows a couple in flagrante aided by an attendant. Published c. mid 1680s.


Very good impression. Very slight soil and weakening along laid lines, but otherwise very good condition. Unsigned.


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Hishikawa MOROSHIGE (active c. 1684-1695)




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A shunga print by the best of Moronobu’s direct pupils, who produced some of the finest designs in this genre. Shows a couple in flagrante, the huge duvet slipping off their bodies. Published c. mid 1680s.


Very good impression. Very slight soil and weakening along laid lines, but otherwise very good condition. Unsigned.


Status: Sold

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