Lot 804
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Morita Shiryu

700,000 - 900,000 HKD
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  • Morita Shiryu
  • Ryu - Dragon
  • aluminum flake pigment in glue medium, lacquer on black paper
signed and titled in Japanese, dated 1964 and marked with artist's seal on a label affixed to the reverse, framed


Mr & Mrs Stanley Winkelman Collection, USA
John Moran Auctioneers & Appraisers, 25 April 2017, lot 1064
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale


Morita Shiryū Work & Thought, Kyoto City Art Museum, Kyoto, Japan, 1964, unpaginated
Sho: Art in Brush Writing Shiryū, The Works of Shiryū Morita Selected by the Artist, Bokubi Press, Kyoto, Japan, 1970, p. 100

Catalogue Note

Artist's original note on the word:
Ryu - Dragon; symbol of greatness