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

Snow Storm at Hatori. Shiobara Snow Storm at Hatori. Shiobara #WPKH16 Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957 $350
Window and Stone Garden Window and Stone Garden #891554 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $350
Three Butterflies (Green) Three Butterflies (Green) #15198701 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $3,000
Portrait of an Actor Portrait of an Actor #260353 Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960 $1,200