Artist: Ganku, Kishi 1756-1839
Size: 22.5 x 14.8
Condition: Giclee in excellent condition. Strong color and definition. Printed on Washi paper. This image was originally a painting turned into a scroll.
Description: Ganku (1749 or 1756 – January 19, 1839), or more formally Kishi Ganku, was a noted Japanese painter of the late Edo period and founder of the Kishi school of painting. He is perhaps best known for his paintings of tigers. He was born in Kanazawa as Kishi Saeki, studied painting styles including those of Chinese painter Shen Nanpin and the Maruyama school, and arrived in Kyoto around 1780. By the late 18th century, Ganku’s paintings were appreciated by patrons that included the imperial family, leading to a position under Prince Arisugawa. He was made honorary governor of Echizen (Echizen no kami) toward the end of his life.
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Unframed Giclee is Available
Shown Below Original Scrolls from Artist: Ganku