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

Plover near the Seaside with a Crescent Moon Plover near the Seaside with a Crescent Moon #WPOS02 Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945 $300
The Last Moment of Yoshitsune The Last Moment of Yoshitsune #250415 Takeda, Hideo, b. 1948 $2,500
One Day in East Africa No. 9 One Day in East Africa No. 9 #891604 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $1,000
Taira no Kanemori Taira no Kanemori #27046205 Kuniyoshi, Utagawa, 1798-1861 $300