Kiyoshi, Kobayakawa, 1897-1948

Born in Hakata, Fukuoka prefecture. Studied with Kaburagi Kiyokata. Exhibited Japanese-style painting with Kyodokai, Teiten, and Seikokai; solo exhibition at Matsuzakaya department store in 1934. In 1930-1931 designed and self-published series of 6 moku-hanga entitled Modern Fashionable Styles (Kindai jisei sho); carved by Takano Shichinosuke and printed by Ono Tomisaburo. Other prints include Revue published by Hasegawa and other modern bijin-ga published by Hasegawa, Watanabe, and Ensendo. Twelve prints were included in the 1936 Toledo exhibition. Reprints published by Takamizawa about 1955.** 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

California Cherry (7 states) California Cherry (7 states) #15197798 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $3,500
Kagogahana, near Matsue, Shimane Prefecture Kagogahana, near Matsue, Shimane Prefecture #280058 Hiratsuka, Un'ichi, 1895-1997 $500
Notre Dame Paris (A) Notre Dame Paris (A) #260075 Saito, Kiyoshi, 1907-1997 $1,500
when by now and tree by leafTwenty-Two Cherries XIII when by now and tree by leafTwenty-Two Cherries XIII #151993120 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 SOLD