Japanese Edo Two Panel Screen Deities by Yokoyama Kazan


Whimsical Japanese late Edo period two-panel screen circa 1800 by Yokoyama Kazan (Japanese 1784-1837). The screen depicts four of the seven Gods or deities of good fortune. Hotei, Benten, Fukurokuju, and Bishamonten. Maruyama-Shijo School ink and natural color pigments on hand-crafted mulberry paper with gold leaf flecks throughout. Signed with a seal on the bottom right side. Set in a natural wood frame with a textured silk border. Beautifully crafted painting by Kazan who lived and worked in Kyoto, Japan. He studied under Hijikata Torei, and Ganku. He then turned to Matsumura Goshun and the Shijo School. Kazan was a very famous Edo period influencer and his works are displayed in museums around the world.

Dimensions: 70"w x .75"d x 61"h

Circa: 1800, Japan

Materials: Wood, Paper, Brass, Silk, Gold Leaf

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Repaired: Old repairs. Old repairs as expected. Age appropriate wear with a thin repaired tear on left side center as seen in photos.

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