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19. Gan Ryô (1798-1852)
Tōkai no yūshi - The Eastern sea and its excellent appearance [Mount Fuji]
Signed: Utanosuke Ganryô
Seals: Gain
Technique: colours on silk 24.8 x 49.9
Mounting: green brown brocade and beige silk
black lacquered rollers, 116 x 60.1
Box: dated 1852 (Kaei 5)
Condition: 2 glue stains in left margin of the mounting, otherwise very good

Gan Ryô was the pupil, nephew and adopted son of Gan Ku (1749-1838). Like his uncle he was retainer of the prince Arisugawa and attached to imperial court.

Ritto p. 42
Roberts p. 28
Kyoto '98 p. 276