Seitei, Watanabe, 1851-1918

Born in Edo. Original name Yoshikawa Yoshimata; adopted into Watanabe family. Studied painting with Kikuchi Yosai. Traveled in U.S. and Europe. Received silver medal for painting at Paris exposition of 1878. Well-known illustrator and painter of birds and flowers. Major influence on Mizuno Toshikata and Kaburagi Kiyokata. Moku-hanga include Bird and Flower Picture Album (Kacho gafu), 1903, Wild Ducks, published by Nishinomiya, and a series of 22 bird and flower prints published by Okura in 1916.** 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

Swift Horse (B) Swift Horse (B) #FWG18822 Nakayama, Tadashi, 1927-2014 $1,200
Mishima Mishima #FWG16343 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 SOLD
Mackerel from Tajima Mackerel from Tajima #FWG18221 Kuniyoshi, Utagawa, 1798-1861 SOLD
Chagrin d'Amour, Kusaie, Est Carolines Surimono Chagrin d'Amour, Kusaie, Est Carolines Surimono #FWG0804 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $150