Ikeno Gyokuran

SKU: 2501

Married to the celebrated literati artist Ikeno Taiga, Gyokuran studied painting under her husband’s tutelage. From her mother, Yuri, she learned the arts of waka poetry composition and calligraphy.


Ikeno Gyokuran (1727-1784)

Ink on paper

25.5 x 40.1 cm (10 x 15 3/4 in.)

Mounting 102.5 x 51.5 cm (40 1/4 x 20 1/4 in.)

Old wooden box with inscription

Bachmann Eckenstein