||"Boatman under Bridge"
||Late-Meiji to Taisho period, ca1890/1920.
||Painting size: 10 1/2 x 39.
||Painting itself is black, grey, brown, and green "sumi-ink" on paper.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 13 3/4 x 69 1/4 overall.
||Paper (artwork) mounted on rich deep gold silk with decorative green pattern; different brown silk top/bottom; gold flower-patterned white silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; BONE end-pieced bottom roller.
||Good to Very Good. (Slight staining/soiling top; light wear. Slight curling, hangs nicely.)
||An attractive "sumi-e" painting of a deep mountain gorge with boat-man and bridge at bottom--nicely mounted as a hanging
scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.