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

Takagi Toranosuke Tadakatsu Takagi Toranosuke Tadakatsu #281163 Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892 $500
Dusk at Byodo Temple Dusk at Byodo Temple #280582 Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957 $1,200
Bungoro in the Dressing Room Bungoro in the Dressing Room #220443 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $2,500
Yatsushiro, the Wife of Hatchotsubute Kiheiji Yatsushiro, the Wife of Hatchotsubute Kiheiji #281154 Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892 $500