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

La Mariee. Coree La Mariee. Coree #280444 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $1,200
The Heroine Yujiri, in The Heroine Yujiri, in "Yugiri Awa no Naruto" #121004 Seien, Shima, 1892-1970 $350
Lioness B Lioness B #180355 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $300
A Distant View of Mt. Tukuba A Distant View of Mt. Tukuba #120547 Hiroaki, Shotei, 1871-1944 $40