Kishi Ganryo (1798-1852)
Deer with Moon and Autumn Grasses
Signed Ganryo sha; both sealed Utanosuke and Ganryo
Pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold leaf on paper
61½ x 138 1/8in. (156.2 x 350.7cm.) each (2)
Ganryo is a Kyoto artist. He was the nephew, pupil and adopted son of Kishi Ganku. Like his father, he was a retainer of Prince Arisugawa and attached to the imperial court. His surviving work is extremely rare.