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

The Victory of Corethron The Victory of Corethron #181963 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $1,500
One Day in East Africa No. 10 One Day in East Africa No. 10 #180415 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $1,000
Movement Movement #101090 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $1,350
Mystical Mystical #180704 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $800