An Old Woman on the Clouds

Usen, Ogawa, 1868-1938

An Old Woman on the Clouds
  • Series : Supplements of "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon"
  • Date : c. 1922-1926
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121012
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimensions : 15 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches
  • Comments : From a set of 18 prints published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images. Dimensions include the printed background; image measures 11 1/8 by 7 1/8 inches.
  • Price : $75

About The Artist

Usen, Ogawa, 1868-1938

Born in Edo. Given name was originally Taro; later changed to Mokichi; also referred to as Soju Usen. Studied Western-style painting with Honda Kinkichiro. Became manga artist and illustrator. Worked for Yomiuri shinbun and Heimin shinbun companies. Member Japan Fine Art Academy from 1917. Works include Three Idiots (Sangusha), an album of moku-hanga and haiga, published in 1912.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako .....

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