Scroll Painting: "Stalking Tiger"

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Stalking Tiger"
(given name)
Date Mid-Showa period, ca1950's-1970.
Image Size Painting size: 16 1/2 x 41 1/2.
Technique Painting itself is black and grey "sumi" plus colors on light tan silk.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 21 1/2 x 72 overall.
Mounting Details Light tanish silk (artwork) mounted against very nicely bamboo-patterned yellow-tan silk; tan silk top and bottom; brown flower-patterned cream silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; matching silk brocade hanging "futai" at top; dark brown wooden end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Very Good.
(Few very tiny marks on artwork. Some faint spotting top and bottom silk and sides; long tape repair bottom across roller.) Hangs very nicely.
Comments A beautifully hand-painted artwork, with very life-like depiction of tiger--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. Skilllfully executed brushwork and grey "sumi"-shading to sky behind. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.
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Item # BG-857
Price $475