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

Young Girl Young Girl #271046 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $1,000
Lioness B Lioness B #180335 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $300
Window - No. 24 Window - No. 24 #250782 Hamanishi, Katsunori, b.1949 $400
Black Panther Black Panther #180324 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $400