|Kishi Chikudô (1826-1897)|
Large fan for New Year, pine and cranesSigned: -
Technique: sumi on coated paper 28 x 80
Condition: folded fan, 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.
Rittô # 47-63
Roberts p. 13
Araki p. 652
Kyoto '98 p. 277 (# 4-5, 14, 15, 5-19, 8-41, 42, 43)
Hillier p. 353