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

Spring Morning Spring Morning #16101802 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $2,000
Snow at Willow Bridge Snow at Willow Bridge #FWG18181 Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945 SOLD
Notre Dame Paris (A) Notre Dame Paris (A) #260075 Saito, Kiyoshi, 1907-1997 SOLD