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Kishi Ganryo (1798-1852)
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Kishi Ganryo (1798-1852)

Kishi Ganryo (1798-1852)
Tiger and dragon
Hanging scroll diptych, ink on silk, the right-hand scroll signed Ganryo, sealed Ganryo and Shiryo, the left-hand scroll signed Utanosuke Ganryo, sealed Ganryo and Shiryo
Each 103.7cm. x 40.6cm. (excluding mount)
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Ganryo was a Kyoto-based 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 rare.

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