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

Road of Butterflies (Spring) Road of Butterflies (Spring) #FWG18830 Nakayama, Tadashi, 1927-2014 $4,000
Hakubasan Hakubasan #910524 Yoshida, Hiroshi, 1876-1950 $2,800
Wild Game (Red) Wild Game (Red) #271036 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $5,000
Hikone Castle in Spring Hikone Castle in Spring #10111413 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $300