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

Cloth Pulling Cloth Pulling #120537 Hiroaki, Shotei, 1871-1944 $40
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Twenty-Two Cherries I
#151993008 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $6,000
Sea Gull of Antarctic Sea Gull of Antarctic #89161308 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $950
Three Butterflies (Green) Three Butterflies (Green) #15198701 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $3,000