Hawk Targeting Sparrow

[ Hawk Targeting Sparrow ]
Reference Number
" Hawk Targeting Sparrow "
Kamada Gansho (1798 - 1859)

Japanese-style painter at the latter part of the Edo period.
Gansho was born in Osaka.
His real given name was Minoru.
He depicted animals after studying painting under Mori Sosen.
Later, Gansho became a disciple of Nakai Ranko and became good at painting figures, Sansui-ga landscapes and Kacho-ga flowers-and-birds pictures.
He deceased in 1859 at the age of 62.

Signature & Seal
Part of Painting
Silk, 100 x 35.5 cm ( 39.4 x 14 inches )
Silk, 176 x 44.5 cm ( 69.3 x 17.5 inches )
Roller End Material
Wood Box

The scroll is slightly foxed overall as it was painted years ago.
There are some spots, stains and folds.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A Taka bird (Hawk) on a Matsu tree branch is targeting flying Suzume bird (Sparrow).
Those are painted vividly.
Japanese hawk and Matsu (Japanese Pine tree) are considered creatures of good omens in Japan.
Especially, hawk will bring business prosperity.
Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.

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Japanese Hawk on Matsu Tree Branch
Suzume Bird (Sparrow)
Japanese Taka Bird (Hawk)
Flying & Escaping Sparrow Bird
Roller End made of Wood
Roller End
In Kakejiku Special Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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