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

Snowy Day Snowy Day #120565 Hiroaki, Shotei, 1871-1944 $40
Winter in Aizu Winter in Aizu #200787 Saito, Kiyoshi, 1907-1997 $1,500
Morning at Cape Inubo Morning at Cape Inubo #280809 Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957 SOLD
Ohara Takejiro Takematsu Ohara Takejiro Takematsu #281156 Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892 $400