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Õhara Donshû (died 1857)
Shijô
Waterfall
Signed: Donshû
Seals: Hi .. ritchô
Technique: sumi on silk 130,4 x 48,9
Mounting: green gold damask and bronze damask
ivory rollers, 219 x 63,5
Box: inscribed
Condition: very good

Donshû was born in Awa. He went to Kyôto where he was adopted by the important government official Õhara Donkyô (1761-1810). Like his father, Donshû received his training from the Shijô-style painter Shibata Gitô (1780-1819). He was well acquainted with the bunjin Nukina Kaioku (1778-1863), who also came from Awa.
Reference:
Roberts p.182 (Tonshû)
Araki p. 894
Kyoto '98 p. 270

Price: EUR 650 / USD 754