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33. Gan Rei (1816-1883)
Tai, seabream
Signed: Gan Rei
Seals: Gan Rei HokuhĂ´
Technique: colours on paper 62.3 x 54.4
Mounting: gree brocade and beige silk
wooden rollers, 153 x 57.2
Condition: a little creased, otherwise good

Gan Rei was born in Kyoto. He was the son of Gan Tai (1782-1865) and the younger brother of Gan Kei (1811-1848). He studied with his father as well with Gan Kei. After 1868 Gan Rei moved to Tokyo and received the court rank of Sakon Shogen.

Roberts p. 28
Araki p. 1162
Mitchell p. 47

Price: EUR 900 / USD 1,035