Heroine Koman from Seki, in “Tanba Yosaku Matsuyo no Komurobushi”

Toyonari, Yamamura, 1855-1952

Heroine Koman from Seki, in “Tanba Yosaku Matsuyo no Komurobushi”
  • Artist : Toyonari, Yamamura, 1855-1952
  • Series : Supplements of "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon"
  • Date : 1923
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121015
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimensions : 15 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Female Image, pl. 112
  • 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.
  • Price : $150

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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