|Kishi Chikudô (1826-1897)|
Mo Go Shun ô gazu - Handscroll of some 20 paintings in the style of Go ShunSigned: Chikudô
Seals: Chikudô sei
Technique: sumi and some colours on paper 825 x 27,5
Box: Authorized by his pupil Nishimura Goun (1877-1938)
Pine shoot, turtle and bamboo - Plum - Nightingale - New Years decoration -Kaki - Loquat - Willow pussytwig - Kinkan - Hybiscus - Chrysanthemum -Crow - Aster - Mushroom - Camelia - Huts - Melon - Pickle - Aubergines -
Young gourd - Old gourd - Kuwai - Bamboo shoot (Takenoko) - Udo - Turnip (Kabu) - Lemons (Yuzu) - Pear (Nashi) - Bracken (Warabi) - Lily root (Yurine) - ...
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 Ôkyo, 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