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20.2 Nakajima Kahô (1866-1939)
Nihonga
Hanamushiro - Carpet of flowers
Signed: Buson ku Kahô sha
Seals: Kenshô
Technique: sumi on paper 17 x 53,5
Condition: backed, very good

浮草を吹あつめてや花むしろ 謝蕪村作
Ukikusa o / fukiatsumete ya / hanamushiro, Buson ku
Floating vegitation / blown together by the wind / one carpet of flowers
Yosa Buson (1716-1783)

Kahô was born in Kyoto, son of the painter Nakajima Kayô (died1877), who studied with Yokoyama Kazan (1784-1837). Kahô studied painting under Mori Kansai (1814-92) and calligraphy with his brother-in-law Tomioka Tessai (1836-1924), who was married to his sister Tatsu. Kahô studied haiga works by Kikaku, Buson and Gekkei, and made his own interpretations.
He participated in numerous exhibitions, including the World Exhibition in Chicago in 1893.

Reference:
Oranda Jin 2012
Araki p. 2030
Berry & Morioka ‘08 p. 285
Haiku & Haiga p. 195
Berry '01 pp. 176-177

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