||Taisho to early-Showa period, ca1920/40's.
||Painting size: 12 3/8 x 47 1/2.
||Painting itself is of black "sumi" inks on light tan paper.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 22 1/2 x 75 overall.
||Light tanish paper (artwork) mounted on gold flower-patterned gold silk; gold flower-patterned silk
"ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; brown lacquered wooden end-pieced bottom roller.
||Good to Very Good.
(Scattered marks/spotting; some soiling.) Some curling (typical of scroll-mounts), yet
hangs quite well.
||Very boldly and expressively painted dragon/snake-like figure--nicely mounted as a hanging
scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.