Kaneko Kinryo (d.1817) - Crows in a rainstorm
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1191072
76-16 Tenno-cho, Okazaki, Sakkyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8335
|An oversized literati painting by the bunjinga Kaneko Kinryo (d.1817) depicting three crows or ravens perched on a gnarled tree in a rainstorm. Painted with ink on paper the work is in good condition. The mounting, exhibiting a slight Chinese flavor, presents the work very well. The very large scroll measures 96'' by 45'' (243 by 113 cm). The image measures 64'' by 36'' (163 by 90 cm). Kaneko Kinryo (d.1817). A Kanto area artist who studied painting under Tani Buncho (1763-1841). He was a diverse artist who delved deeply into the literati (nanga) tradition before becoming well known as a bird and flower painter in the meticulous manner of the Nanpin school. He is also very well known as the teacher of Watanabe Kazan (1793-1841) and Tsubaki Chinzan (1801-1854). His 'go' is Nichinantei.|