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Tachika Chikuson (1864-1922)
Nanga
Plumblossom
Signed: Chikuson .. ..
Seals: Chikuson
Technique: sumi on coated paper 16 x 51
Condition: a faint stain, otherwise very good

Chikuson was born in Ôita province. In 1884 he went to Kyoto to study with Tanomura Chokunyû (1814-1907)He graduated from the Kyoto prefectural school of painting. Later he exhibited with the Bunten and the Teiten. Chikuson was a winner of many prizes, a founding member of the Nihon Nangain. He became an important member of Kyoto art circles.

Reference:
Roberts p. 167
Aburai p. 239
Araki p. 640

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