A Japanese scroll painting by Kishi Chikudo
kakejiku (vertical hanging scroll), in ink on paper, depicting a fisherman on a boat near a bridge, in a wide mountainous river landscape, signed and sealed, in wooden box.
H. 138 x W. 56 cm (painting)
H. 193 x W. 63.5 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.