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23. Kawamura Bumpô († 1821)
Signed: Bumpô
Seals: Bumpô Senki
Technique: sumi on paper 34,5 x 50,2
Date: 1810s
Mounting: brown damask and beige silk
bone rollers, 115 x 63,7
Condition: aged and a little discoloured at the bottom, otherwise good

Bumpô lived in Kyôto where he studied under Gan Ku (# 13). At a certain point he and his teacher were equally famous, although Bumpô took an independent place within the Kishi school. He studied Chinese painting styles via interpretations by Ryôtai (# 21)

Tinios 2004
Roberts p.10
Araki p. 230
Hillier pp. 232-245