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Tanaka Nikka († 1845)
Shijô
Dancing turtle
Signed: Nikka
Seals: Nikka
Technique: sumi on paper 110 x 28
Mounting: blue damask and yellow silk
188 x 39.8
Condition: new mounting, otherwise very good

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. (Hillier)

Reference:
Roberts p. 120
Araki p. 309
Hillier '74 p. 291-299
Kyoto '98 p. 283

Price: EUR 600 / USD 678