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Tanaka Nikka († 1845)
Shijô
Plum branches
Signed: Nikka sha
Seals: Nibô
Technique: sumi and touches of brown 97.5 x 27.5
Mounting: beige gold brocade and bronze damask
187 x 41.1
Condition: fair

Nikka was an early pupil of Toyohiko (1773-1845) and considered one of his best. In spite of being a dedicated follower of his teacher's intimate style his paintings show a more personal and humorous touch.

Reference:
Roberts p. 120
Araki p. 309
Hillier '74 p. 291-299 (# 219-221,224)
Kyoto '98 p. 283 (# 3-48, 4-12, 13)

Price: EUR 500 / USD 555