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Nagasaka Sekitai (1845-1924)
Nihonga
Boating
Signed: heidai shôsaku Sekitai nanajûkusai jin(79)
Seals: Eihan Shû in, Sekitai uji, Ikkeidô (tp), .... (bt)
Technique: colours on paper 138,7 x 32,5
Date: 1923, 8th month
Mounting: green damask
black lacquered rollers, 204 x 45,8
Box: inscribed
Condition: very good

Nagasaka Sekitai (Shûni) was a medical doctor and known as a calligrapher and a poet of Chinese poetry. He studied with Mori Shuntô (1819-1889) and became one of his best pupils (the four heavenly kings).
In 1875 he moved to Tokyo starting as a doctor and working in the house where Yanagawa Seigan (1781-1858) once lived.

Reference:
Araki p. 483

Availability: On Request