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

The Heroine Osai, in “Yari no Gonza Kansane Katabira” The Heroine Osai, in “Yari no Gonza Kansane Katabira” #121007 Kiyokata, Kaburagi, 1878-1973 $400
Shower Shower #120563 Hiroaki, Shotei, 1871-1944 $40
Treetop (red) Treetop (red) #270408 Hoshi, Joichi, 1913-1979 $800
Swan and Reeds Swan and Reeds #WPOS17 Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945 $300