Koharu, the Heroine in “Shinju Ten no Amijima”

Keigetsu, Kikuchi, 1879-1952

Koharu, the Heroine in “Shinju Ten no Amijima”
  • Artist : Keigetsu, Kikuchi, 1879-1952
  • Series : Supplements of "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon"
  • Date : 1922
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121003
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimensions : 15 3/8 x 11 inches
  • Illustrated : Female Image, pl. 121
  • Comments : Silver mica; hands and face oxidized. From a set of 18 prints published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images.
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Keigetsu, Kikuchi, 1879-1952

Born in Nagano prefecture. Original name Kikuchi Kanji. Studied nanga painting with Utsumi Kichido and Shijo painting with Kikuchi Hobun by whom he was later adopted. Traveled in Europe 1922-1923. Exhibited with Bunten. Taught at Kyoto City School of Fine Arts and Crafts and at Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting. Member of Art Committee of Imperial Household, Imperial Art Academy, and Japan Art Academy. Bijin-ga include Smiling Maiko, about 1950.** Taken.....

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