Pupil of Kano Eigaku (1790-1867) and Kishi Renzan (1805-1859). Particularly specialized in painting tigers. In his life Chikudo, Mori Kansai (1814-1894) and Kono Bairei (1844-1895) were regarded as the three great painters of Kyoto.
Signed and sealed
140,6 x 48,6 cm. (195 x 65,8)
Silk. Waterstain in the top right corner of the mounting. Small stain within the upper part of the image. Slight damage to the left and right edges of the mounting.
Euro 6600 SOLD
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