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52. Hashimoto Gahô (1835-1908)
Nihonga (Neo-kano)
Suiboku sansui zu - 12 ink landscapes
Signed: Gahô hitsu
Seals: Gahô
Technique: sumi on paper 14.1 x 10.9
Box: signed
Condition: lightly discoulered around the edges, otherwise very good

12 double pages, brocade covers

1. Landscape on New Years’ morning
2. Cabin on the beach
3. Rafting
4. Wooded hills
5. Cabin on the beach
6. Coastal scene
7. Waterfall
8. Cliffs
9. Building at the coast
10. Coastal scene
11. Coastal rocks
12. Snowcovered mountains

In Tokyo Gahô was the father of the revival of Japanese-style painting, Nihonga. In 1890 appointed as the first court artist. In 1898 with With his students Yokoyama Taikan, Hishida Shunsô, Kawai Gyokudô and Shimomura Kanzan, he was one of the founders of the Nihon Bijutsuin. Encouraged by Fenelossa and Okakura, to reform the Kanô school he founded with Kanô Hôgai the Kangakai.

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Araki p. 2080-2087