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Ishikawa Ryûjô (1847-1927)
Signed: Shajidai Ryûjô Rôjin koku
Seals: Ryûjô & Shi Enshu
Technique: sumi on paper 137,2 x 33,3
Date: Spring 1913
Mounting: green damask
201 x 46,5
Box: signed
Condition: some light creases, otherwise very good

Ryûjô was born in Nagoya where he studied with Nakano Suichiku (1808 -1886) and Yoshida Kado (act 1860s). He went to Kyoto to study Chinese classics as well as Chinese painting. Most of his life he spent in government service, first in Gifu-ken, in Taiwan in 1896. He visited China in 1900 and 1909. After he returned to Nagoya he played an important role in the Nanga circles of Nagoya and Kyoto.

Roberts p. 56
Araki p. 1382
Aburai p. 31

WAS: € 700,- ($ 770)