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Subject:Chinese Painting
Posted By: BL Mon, Mar 12, 2018 IP: 2603:3020:5:9d00:489

This painting on silk seems to have some age. I would like to find out who the artist was and approximately when it was done. Thanks for any help that you can give me.

Link :another picture https://www.dropbox.com/s/ita0qlvlabnmlit/Chinese%20MS_2.jpg?dl=0


Subject:Re: Chinese Painting
Posted By: BL Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Sorry this 2nd photo did not get posted the 1st time.

URL Title :https://www.dropbox.com/s/ita0qlvlabnmlit/Chinese%20MS_2.jpg?dl=0


Subject:Re: Chinese Painting
Posted By: I.Nagy Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Reading of inscription,
松柏後凋 
Pines and cypresses wither at last
(A person with lofty ideals struggles in dangerous environment)
From the Analects of Confucius
Signature,
竹田生 - Chikuden-sei
Tanomura Chikuden 田能村竹田 (1777-1835)
Japanese painter of the late Edo era.
Unfortunately the seal is illegibly blurred)

Subject:Re: Chinese Painting
Posted By: BL Wed, Mar 14, 2018

Thanks I. Nagy for the very helpful information.
BL


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