Japanese painting in ink and colors on silk, mounted as a hanging scroll. It depicts a bijin standing on a bridge and leaning on the railing and looking down at leafy foliage in the foreground. The scroll is signed and stamped with the artist's seal. Dimensions: entire scroll 49 1/4" x 21 3/4," painted image 24 1/2" x 15 7/8". For more about this artist see: http://www.scholten-japanese-art.com/nihonga_03.htm
A figure of a woman seated with her legs crossed, hands held in front of her chest in an attitude of prayer. She is covered in thick drapery, including her head. Dimensions: 14 1/2" x 13 1/2" x 9 7/8".