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Landscape Landscape

Mid Edo Period (18th c.)/Ink on paper, hanging scroll

126.3 x 55.4 cm

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SUMMARY

ARTIST

Soga Shohaku

1730-1781

Soga Shohaku was born Miura Shohaku in Kyoto. He studied under Takada Keiho, but is said to have also been influenced by the Unkoku school. He was such a deep devotee of Jasoku Soga that he went so far as to adopt the name Soga. In his twenties and thirties he visited Ise and Banshu (in the region of Hyogo Prefecture) a few times, and in Ise he produced many paintings on paper doors and partitions, such as those of Chodenji temple and the former Nagashima house. The characteristics of his work include eccentric deformation, strong color and a very individualistic, bold style of painting – as evident in Gunsenzu-byobu (“Folding Screen - Gathering of Hermits”). In his later life he secured a position for himself as a painter based in Kyoto. He died at the age of 52.

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INFORMATION

Exhibiton history

3 24, 2018 (Sat.)~5 27 (Sun.)

OEDO EXHIBITION NAGASAKI Nagasaki Prefectual Art Museum (Nagasaki, Japan)

2 10, 1995 (Fri.)~4 16 (Sun.)

Treasures of Japanese Art: Edo Period 1615-1868 La Pedrera / The House Mila (Barcelona, Spain)

9 23, 1994 (Fri.)~1 22 (Sun.)

Treasures of Japanese Art: Edo Period 1615-1868 Juan March Foundation (Madrid, Spain)

2 4, 1994 (Fri.)~3 27 (Sun.)

Treasures of Japanese Art from the TFAM Collection The Art Gallery of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shatin, Hong Kong, China)

2 8, 1993 (Mon.)~3 14 (Sun.)

Treasures of Japanese Art from the TFAM Collection National Museum of Colombia (Santafe de Bogota, Colombia)

3 3, 1990 (Sat.)~4 10 (Tue.)

Eternal Treasures of Japanese Culture: Beauty and Spirit of Japan National Museum of Fine Arts (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

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