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

Twilight Snow in the Yoshino Mountains Twilight Snow in the Yoshino Mountains #280158 Kuniyoshi, Utagawa, 1798-1861 SOLD
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Twenty-Two Cherries I
#151993008 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $6,000
In the Mountains of Izu Province In the Mountains of Izu Province #280271 Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858 SOLD
Kataoka Nizaemon Kataoka Nizaemon #260350 Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960 SOLD