Merchandise NO 1B-97          

Monsui Ise 
 / Kyugen (Takasago)

Price 18,000 YEN
         (9,000 YEN)

Monsui Ise (1859- ? )

Monsui Ise (1859- ? ) An artist/merchant born in Nagoya
in the later portion of the Edo period.
His real name was Uemon Mizuno, but he was later called Iseya.
He was a self-taught artist and painted Traditional Japanese
scenes very well.
This particular painting is characteristic of his style.
The dancers in the paintings are doing "Noh" theater
(a kind of slow Japanese dance/recitation using fans and masks).

Main painting Paper B=33.0cm H=123.0cm
Mounting Silk B=46.0cm H=200.0cm
Box Original signed
wood box included.
Artwork is in good condition
with some light creasing.

Original signed
paulownia box