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Tachika Chikuson (1864-1922)
Modern Nanga
Lakeside with wllow groves
Signed: Chikuson shi ..?
Seals: Tachika noin, Chikuson
Technique: sumi and some light colours on silk 119.6 x 33.8
Date: Spring of 1920
Mounting: raw pink silk
wooden rollers, 196.5 x 45
Condition: fine

Inscription remains unread.

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

Availability: On Request