Item ID: 8896 Illustrated handscroll with a collection of fine natural history drawings. NATURAL HISTORY SCROLL.
Illustrated handscroll with a collection of fine natural history drawings.
Illustrated handscroll with a collection of fine natural history drawings.
Illustrated handscroll with a collection of fine natural history drawings.
Illustrated handscroll with a collection of fine natural history drawings.

Illustrated handscroll with a collection of fine natural history drawings.

Scroll (350 x 6620 mm.). [Japan]: most recent date is 1909.

An attractive collection of natural history drawings in scroll form, employing brush & ink and color washes. There are five images of a weasel (dated November 1905), one of a pheasant in a nature setting, a long-tailed game bird (dated November 1905), three views of an unidentified river fish found in the Kanogawa River in Izu, various sketches of leaves and weeds, ayu fish, lichen, 11 fine views of different parts of a crane (dated 30 January 1909), five images of sparrows (dated November 1908), six views of another long-tailed game bird (with indecipherable date), and, finally ten images of a carp (dated about 1887).

There is an annotation on the end of the scroll giving the artist’s name as “Shoteishu.”.

Price: $2,500.00

Item ID: 8896