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

Festival in Jaipur Festival in Jaipur #910738 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $250
Kagogahana, near Matsue, Shimane Prefecture Kagogahana, near Matsue, Shimane Prefecture #280058 Hiratsuka, Un'ichi, 1895-1997 SOLD
Autumn Moon at Ishibashiyama Autumn Moon at Ishibashiyama #280160 Kuniyoshi, Utagawa, 1798-1861 SOLD
Minakuchi Minakuchi #281051 Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858 SOLD