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

Little Pavilion Peking Little Pavilion Peking #FWG0351 Keith, Elizabeth, 1887-1956 $1,200
Winter in Aizu Winter in Aizu #271108 Saito, Kiyoshi, 1907-1997 SOLD
Two Lanterns Two Lanterns #891555 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $450
Saito Haruo Saito Haruo #271030 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $3,000