Kawamata TSUNEMASA (Fl. 1716-48)




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Shows a beautiful salt-water gatherer, her hut behind her on the seashore. A member of the Kawamata school, he probably worked in Kyoto and specialised in bijinga.

 

Sumi and full colour on paper. Outlines picked out in gold. 32.5 x 10.5 in; 82.5 x 26.5 cms. Fine old brocade mount. Old box. Signed and sealed Tsunemasa.

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Kawamata TSUNEMASA (Fl. 1716-1751)


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An original painting, sumi and full colour on paper, 27 x 10.5 in; 68.5 x 26.75 cms. Shows a parading courtesan with her kamuro. Tsunemasa’s small corpus of work shows him primarily painting portraits of beauties as well as mitate works alluding to classical themes. His delicate figures may have been an influence on Harunobu. Painted c 1745. In very good general condition. Signed Tsunamasa hitsu with Tsunemasa seal.

 

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