Gaho was born in Edo.
Son of Hashimoto Osakuni who was a Kano style official painter
for Kawagoe clan.
When Gaho was 12 years old, became a disciple of Kano Shosen-in Tadanobu.
On the same date, Kano Hogai, Gaho's lifelong friend, also became a disciple
In 1860, Gaho got established from Kano Tadanobu.
When the Tokyo School of Fine Arts was founded, he was appointed professor
with Arnest Fenollosa and Okakura Tenshin.
Later, Gaho founded the Japan Art Institute.
He fostered Hishida Shunso, Yokoyama Taikan, Shimomura Kanzan, Kawai
Gyokudo and others.
The scroll is slightly foxed overall as it was drawn years ago.
There are some spots, stains and folds.
Although, the condition of this scroll is not bad.
Japanese Sansui landscape view is drawn well with only black Sumi ink.
Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.