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Mitsui Hanzan (1881-1934)
Nanga
Landscape
Signed: Hanzan senshi ..
Seals: [Mitsu]i ran Hanzan, Sazue shou hitsushô (bt)
Technique: sumi on paper 133.2 x 31.4
Date: Autumn 1914
Mounting: green and brown silk fabric
black wooden rollers, 191 x 41.4
Condition: fine

Mitsui Hanzan was born Kagawa province. He was a pupil of the Nanga painter Toichi Ôyô. After his death he went to Kyoto and became a pupil of Tanomura Chokunyû (1814-1907). in 1922 with Ikeda Keisen (1863-1931) Konô Shûson (1890-1987) and Tachika Chikuson (1864-1922) Hanzan founded the Nihon Nanga'in, the Japanese Nanga Academie.

Reference:
Araki p. 2305
Aburai p. 370

Price: EUR 650 / USD 754