A scroll painting with ox motif Attributed to Yujian, Southern Song dynasty | 南宋 傳玉澗《牧牛圖》軸 水墨絹本
A scroll painting with ox motif
Attributed to Yujian, Southern Song dynasty
南宋 傳玉澗《牧牛圖》軸 水墨絹本
ink on silk, hanging scroll, together with a letter by Sen no Rikyū, by repute, Japanese wood boxes
72.8 by 32.5 cm
Remounted and restored. Small areas of silk losses. Silk in brownish tone due to its age. Traces of wear on the silk surface because of rolling up.
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Souritsu 33shunen-kinen: Sogen Chugoku Kaigaten /33rd Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings in Song Dynasty and Yuan Dynasty, Homma Museum of Art, Yamagata, 1979, pl. 38.