Keigetsu, Kikuchi, 1879-1952

Born in Nagano prefecture. Original name Kikuchi Kanji. Studied nanga painting with Utsumi Kichido and Shijo painting with Kikuchi Hobun by whom he was later adopted. Traveled in Europe 1922-1923. Exhibited with Bunten. Taught at Kyoto City School of Fine Arts and Crafts and at Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting. Member of Art Committee of Imperial Household, Imperial Art Academy, and Japan Art Academy. Bijin-ga include Smiling Maiko, about 1950.** 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 Ghost of Yaehatahime and Akamatsu Jutamaru Takanori The Ghost of Yaehatahime and Akamatsu Jutamaru Takanori #281149 Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892 $500
Ohara Takejiro Takematsu Ohara Takejiro Takematsu #281156 Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892 SOLD
Mutsuki Suginosuke Norifusa Mutsuki Suginosuke Norifusa #281153 Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892 SOLD
One Day in East Africa No. 9 One Day in East Africa No. 9 #891604 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 SOLD