A Maiko of Kyoto

A Maiko of Kyoto

Toyonari, Yamamura, 1855-1952

A Maiko of Kyoto
  • Edition : Heisei Edition
  • Date : 1924
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : WPYT03
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the publisher
  • Dimension : 15 1/8 x 10 3/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Beauties, pl. 113
  • Comments : Mica background

    Posthumous edition, printed in the Heisei Period (beginning 1989), by the original publisher - Watanabe Color Print Co., from the original blocks.

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  • Price : $400


About The Artist

Toyonari, Yamamura, 1855-1952

Born in Shinagawa section of Tokyo. Given name Yoshitaka; used the art name Koka for paintings, Toyonari generally for prints, although also occasionally Koka. Studied with Ogata Gekko. Graduated in 1907 from Tokyo School of Fine Arts in Japanese-style painting. Exhibited a painting at the first Bunten, 1907; also exhibited at Inten and with Ugokai. Member of Saiko Nihon Bijutsuin from 1916. In 1916 Watanabe Shozaburo saw painting of an actor at Inten and asked to make a print from it; fol.....

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