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

Kikuzaka Street Kikuzaka Street #910361 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 SOLD
Cohabitation Cohabitation #260826 Yamaguchi, Gen, 1903-1976 $2,500
Sparrows and Nandina in Snow Sparrows and Nandina in Snow #280982 Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858 SOLD
Autumn Tints Autumn Tints #270839 SOLD