• Tiger under a Pine Tree
  • Tiger under a Pine Tree
  • Tiger under a Pine Tree
  • Tiger under a Pine Tree
  • Tiger under a Pine Tree
  • Tiger under a Pine Tree
  • Tiger under a Pine Tree
Tiger under a Pine Tree
Tiger under a Pine Tree
Tiger under a Pine Tree
Tiger under a Pine Tree
Tiger under a Pine Tree
Tiger under a Pine Tree
Tiger under a Pine Tree
Hanging scroll
Item Number : 19114
Artist Ganku
Title Tiger under a Pine Tree
Biography Ganku (1756-1838) was a Japanese painter and the founder of Kishi school born in Kaga (present Ishikawa Prefecture). Developed his painting style as the Kishi school after self-learning the style of the Maruyama , the Shijo and the Kano school. His pupils include Kishi Renzan and Mochizuki Gyokusen. Excelled at bird-and-flower and tiger paintings.

Gantai (1785-1865) was as Japanese painterborn in Kyoto. Studied under his father, Ganku. Mostly, sipicted bird-and-flower painting and also excelled at tigar figure in the painting and calligraphy. Produced decrative the painting of sliding doors of Konpira-gu shrine.
Description
  • ink on silk with silk mounting
  • dimensions:108×49cm(artwork), 184×61cm(overall)
  • minor crease on silk and minor foxing on mounting
  • with double storage box signed by the artist and Gantai
Price 380,000Yen
Season other
Period Mid Edo(1700-1799),Late Edo(1800-1867)

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