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Kishi Chikudô (1826-1897)
Kishi (Shijô)
Spring landscape
Signed: Chikudô Ganroku
Seals: Chikudô sei
Technique: sumi and some colours on paper 99,7 x 30,4
Date: c. 1875
Mounting: brown grey-blue damask and pink silk
bone rollers, 186,5 x 41,6
Condition: very good

Kishi Chikudô is among the best of the last true Shijô painters. He had immense skill ..... (Hillier)
Chikudô became a pupil of Kishi Renzan (1805-1859), where he studied diligently for several years. He married one of his daughters and was adopted as Renzans son.
His style, based on that of Õkyo, comes close to the Shijô manner, but with modern touches and much admired by the Japanese.

Reference:
Shiga 1987
Rittô # 47-63
Roberts p. 13
Araki p. 652
Kyoto '98 p. 277
Hillier p. 353

Availability: On Request