Chigusa, Kitani, 1890-1945

Born in Osaka. Given name Eiko. Studied with Kitano Tsunetomi, Ikeda Shoen, and Kikuchi Keigetsu. Later established the Chigusakai, teaching many students. Known as Japanese-style painter of women; exhibited at Bunten and Teiten. Woodblock bijin-ga published by Nishinomiya. Used the signature Chigusa with a long ovoid vertical seal.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu. 1992.

Artwork

Vase with Flowers Vase with Flowers #181603 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $3,500
Red Plum Blossoms Red Plum Blossoms #910590 Shinsui, Ito, 1898-1972 $2,400
Child of the Sea Child of the Sea #171279 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $600
Houses with Thatched Roofs in the Evening Houses with Thatched Roofs in the Evening #280894 Azechi, Umetaro, 1902-1999 $3,500