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Subject:Help translate signature on japanese scroll
Posted By: Michael Mon, Sep 28, 2020 IP: 92.6.38.65

Hi,
I believe this to be japanese. Help with the signature, seal etc. is much appreciated.
Best
Michael







Subject:Re: Help translate signature on japanese scroll
Posted By: I.Nagy Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Signature,
南洋畫之 - Painted by Nanyō
Seal,
南洋   - Nanyō

Inscription on the back,
南洋筆俊成女之圖 - Nanyō's brush, Picture of Shunzei no Musume (Shunzei's Daughter)*

*(Fujiwara Shunzei's daughter (1171?-1252?) was a famous Japanese female poet)

Teijima Nanyō 亭島南洋 1893-?
Kyōtō born Nihonga painter. Graduated from Kyōtō Painting College, studied under Kikuchi Keigetsu.
Was active in Taishō and early Shōwa era.

With regards,
I.Nagy

Subject:Re: Help translate signature on japanese scroll
Posted By: michael Thu, Oct 01, 2020

Once again very grateful to I.Nagy for the information provided.
Best
michael


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