Kacho-ga, Flowers & Bird Painting, 1832

[ Flowers & Bird ] Painted in 1832
Reference Number
" Flowers & Bird " Drawn in 1832
Nakabayashi Chikutoh (1776 - 1853)

Nanga style painter at the latter part of the Edo period.
Chikutoh was born in Nagoya of Owari Province as a son of a doctor.
First, he studied painting under Yamada Miyatsune.
Chikutoh was patronized by Kamiya Tenyu, business tycoon in Nagoya.
Yamamoto Baiitsu was also patronized by him.
Chikutoh developed his painting skills in copying out of old paintings belonging to Tenyu.
After Tenyu's death, When Chikutoh was 27 years old, he went to Kyoto together with Yamamoto Baiitsu.
Since then, the two men flourished as masters of the Kyoto painting circle of painters.
Highest Value = US$ 50 thousand

Signature & Seal
Part of Painting
Silk, 111 x 41.5 cm ( 43.7 x 16.3 inches )
Silk, 191 x 57 cm ( 75.2 x 22.4 inches )
Roller End Material
Wood (Lacquered)
Wood Box

This scroll was painted in September of 1832.
It is slightly foxed overall as it was painted years ago.
The both roller ends have been replaced to lacquered wooden ones.
There are faint spots and stains to some extent on the drawning part.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A bird and peony, Kiku, thistle & iris (Shobu, Acorus Calamus) flowers are painted well.
This scroll looks nice.
Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.

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Kachozu (Flowers & Birds Painting)
Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Nakabayashi Chikutoh
Signature & Stamps
Peony & Kiku Flowers, Blue Bird
Kiku (chrysanthemum), Thistle & Iris Flowers and Leaves
Bird, Botan & Kiku & Azami & Shobu Flowers
Lacquered Roller Rod
Roller End
In Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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