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

In Broad Daylight In Broad Daylight #270293 Shinsui, Ito, 1898-1972 SOLD
Fete-day Fete-day #FWG16374 Hiroaki, Shotei, 1871-1944 SOLD
Kanago Village, Ibaraki Prefecture Kanago Village, Ibaraki Prefecture #FWG18190 Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957 SOLD
Matsukaze Matsukaze #210124 Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960 $900