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

Deer Deer #271013 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $12,000
Shi Qian, the Flea on the Drum Shi Qian, the Flea on the Drum #910490 Kuniyoshi, Utagawa, 1798-1861 SOLD
White Birds on Pomegranate Tree, Night White Birds on Pomegranate Tree, Night #910102 Capelari, Fritz, 1884-1950 $8,000
Bottle with Lemons and Red Wall Bottle with Lemons and Red Wall #16101303 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $4,000