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 Heroine Yujiri, in The Heroine Yujiri, in "Yugiri Awa no Naruto" #121004 Seien, Shima, 1892-1970 $350
Child of the Sea Child of the Sea #171279 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $600
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#151993008 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $6,000
Hakubasan Hakubasan #910524 Yoshida, Hiroshi, 1876-1950 $3,500