Scroll Painting: "Dragon Beneath Mt Fuji"

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Artist Unidentified
Title "Dragon Beneath Mt Fuji" (given name)
Date Mid-Meiji period, ca1880/90.
Image Size Painting size: 13 1/8 x 53 3/4.
Technique Painting itself is "sumi-ink" on paper.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 17 3/4 x 77 1/2 overall.
Mounting Details Paper (artwork) mounted on green-patterned paper; narrow silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; black lacquered wood end-pieces.
Condition Very Good. Light wear and minor flaws. Some curling, typical of scroll mounts.
Comments Striking. A dramatic "sumi-e" painting of a dragon amidst the clouds beneath Mt. Fuji--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, true one-of-a-kind artwork.
Item # CG-896
Price $575 (Sold/JB)