|Nishimura Nantei (1775-1834)|
Snow landscapeSigned: Nantei
Technique: sumi and light colours on silk 40.6 x 65.6
Mounting: light blue silk
black lacquered rollers, 109.5 x 69
Condition: some light wormage, otherwise good
Nantei lived in Kyôto, as well as in Osaka. In the long run he acquired his own studio at Shijô-Muromachi. He had been a pupil of Maruyama Õkyo (1733-1795), but he was much influenced by Go Shun (1752-1811).
Nantei was an important member of the Maruyama School in the post-Õkyo period.
Roberts p. 119
Araki p. 2312
Hillier p. 152-7
Kyoto '98, p. 289
Availability: On Request