Nakabayashi CHIKUTO (1776-1853)




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A technically virtuoso painting of butterflies. Chikuto was recognized as the theorist of the Nanga school and is known for his illustrated books, especially Chikuto gafu of 1800. Full colour on silk. Image size 30.5 x 10.5 in, 77.5 x 26.5 cms. Painting and old mounting in good condition. Ivory rollers and wooden box. Signed and sealed Chikuto.


Status: Sold




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