|Tanomura Shôsai (1845-1909)|
Autumn moon and waterfallSigned: Shôsai sha
Seals: Den Jun & Shôsai
Technique: sumi on goldflecked paper 36 x 6
Shôsai was born in Hyogo prefecture. He lived in Edo where he studied with Haruka Nammei (1795-1878). After Meiji Restoration he went to Kyoto where he became student with Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907) who adopted him. In Osaka he studied calligraphy with Gotô Shôin (1797-1864).
He also exceled at martial arts and was trained by Oka Hanshu.
Araki p. 145
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