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Tanaka Hakuin (1866-1934)
Nanga
Landscape with scholar near a waterfall
Signed: Hakuin shujin oite ryoku kusha
Seals: Hakuin
Technique: sumi on paper 136.7 x 33
Mounting: silver bronze damask
bone rollers, 184 x 45.9
Condition: very good

Hakuin was born in Suruga Province (present Shizuoka Prefecture). He became the best pupil of Tanomura ChokunyĆ» (1814-1907).

In 1883, when he was 17 years old, he went to Kyoto and became a disciple of ChokunyĆ». In these days Hakuin called himself "Tanomura Hakuin", but after he married in 1900, he changed his name into "Tanaka Hakuin", Tanaka being the surname of his wife.
His views in the Nanga style are very similar to Tanomura Chikuden and Chokunyu.
Later, Hakuin established a private painting school in Kyoto with many pupils and later in Hofu city of Yamaguchi Prefecture. He was also an expert on Tanomura school paintings.

Reference:
Aburai p. 243
Araki p. 1466

Price: EUR 700 / USD 812