Yoshitaki, Nakai, 1841-1899

N.: Utagawa (originally Nakai) Yoshitaki. F.N. Tsunejiro. Go: Handenshakyo, Hogyoku, Ichiyosai, Ichiyotei, Ittensai, Jueido, Noriya, Satonoya, Yosui. Ukiyo-e printmaker. Pupil of Yoshiume. Worked in Edo and Osaka; a member of the Kamigata-e school. Exhibitor and prize winner at the Naikoku Kaiga Kyoshinkai. From about 1860 to 1880, the leading designer of actor prints in Osaka. His work, however, did not escape the general decline of quality in the print field that set in during the second half of the 19th century. Taken in whole, or in part from: Roberts, Laurance P. A Dictionary of Japanese Artists: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Prints, Lacquer. Weatherhill, Inc: New York. 1986.

Artwork

Night at Hommonji Temple, Ikegami Night at Hommonji Temple, Ikegami #WPKH41 Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957 $325
Matsumoto Castle at Night Matsumoto Castle at Night #WPKS08 Shiro, Kasamatsu, 1898-1991 $300
Takegawa River at Dawn Takegawa River at Dawn #WPIT01 Takashi, Ito, 1894-1983 SOLD
Cloth Pulling Cloth Pulling #120537 Hiroaki, Shotei, 1871-1944 $40