A Japanese scroll painting by Kishi Chikudo
kakejiku (vertical hanging scroll), in ink and color on paper, depicting a procession of monks descending from a monastery, setting out on their daily alms round, signed Tsuchinoto hituji shunki(?) (painted in Spring, in the year of the sheep', [1859]), Kishi Chikudo sha and sealed chikudo, in wooden box.
H. 126 x W. 50 cm (painting)
H. 194 x W. 63 cm (scroll)
Collection Peter Poldervaart, Amsterdam
Born in Omi province, Kishi Chikudo was a Japanese-style painter who first learned paintings from Kano Eigaku, then Kishi Renzan from whom he took his name. He was well-known for painting landscape and animals, particularly excelling at tigers. In 1896 he was appointed to the art committee of the Imperial Household.

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