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

Ship Rock Ship Rock #891610 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $850
Parrot on a Pine Branch Parrot on a Pine Branch #FWG18872 Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858 $1,200
Red Field Red Field #16101709 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $2,000
Mt. Fuji from Yamanaka Mt. Fuji from Yamanaka #WPIT05 Takashi, Ito, 1894-1983 $300