Pair of Portraits of Samurai-Officials: Hirai Kyosei and Hirai Rinsei

Pair of Portraits of Samurai-Officials: Hirai Kyosei and Hirai Rinsei

1776

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Tsukioka Settei 月岡 雪鼎

(Japanese, 1710-1786)

Sando Hyosho

(Japanese)

Hanging scrolls; ink and color on silk

John L. Severance Fund 1999.89

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In this pair of figure paintings, the artist provided generational portraits of two clan leaders from the Hirai family, accompanied by lengthy inscriptions in a distinctive calligraphic style from separate scholar-officials.

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