Obata: Painting on Gold Leaf of Point Lobos Pines (Sold)
Artist: Chiura Obata
Title: Sumi-e Painting of Pine Trees at Point Lobos
Sumi-e painting on gold leaf of the famous pine trees at Point Lobos, California. Obata has here employed a very traditional Japanese square format of a poem card mounting featuring sprinkled silver on the verso. Inscribed verso with the title in Japanese “Beikoku Hokka Point Lobos Pine Tree”. This work was most likely painted by request for a Japanese client or friend. Purchased in Japan.
Dimensions: 27 cm x 24 cm
Seal: Artist’s seal in red
Condition: Some water damage to lower left of work.