|Tachika Chikuson (1864-1922)|
Scholar in a landscape with willowsSigned: Chikuson .. ..
Seals: Taitsu, Shinkyo, .. (bt)
Technique: sumi on paper 136.7 x 33.8
Mounting: bronze brocade
196 x 47
Condition: very good
Wide is the sky above the mist over the river;
the willows near the bridge are bare and old, the path is steep.
Chikuson was born in Ôita province. In 1884 he went to Kyoto to study with Tanomura Chokunyû (1814-1907). He graduated from the Kyoto prefectural school of painting. Later he exhibited with the Bunten and the Teiten. Chikuson was a winner of many prizes, a founding member of the Nihon Nangain. He became an important member of Kyoto art circles.
Roberts p. 167
Aburai p. 239
Araki p. 640
WAS: € 650,- ($ 715)
Price: EUR 200 / USD 220