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Kita Kadô (1812-1879)
Shijô (Kishi)
Ashi shirasagizu - Reeds and egret
Signed: Kadô rôjin sha
Seals: Kadô, Kita Ju asana Hakuju
Technique: sumi and few colours on paper 115.2 x 49
Mounting: green damask and beige silk
192 x 60.8
Condition: good

Kadô was born in Imazu, Fuwa-gun, Mino (present-day Sekigahara-cho, Gifu Prefecture). He went to Kyoto to become a pupil of Gan Ku (1749-1838).After the death of Gan Ku he studied with his son Gan Tai (1782-1865) and Gan Ryô (1798-1852). He moved to Nagoya where he he was the founder of the Kishi school. and became a painter in the service of the Owari clan

Reference:
Roberts p. 63
Araki p. 2027

Price: EUR 700 / USD 826