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33. Gan Rei (1816-1883)
Kishi
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.

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

Price: EUR 900 / USD 1,035