Kokusenya Kassen – A Lady in Chinese Costume

Suisho, Nishiyama, 1879-1958

Kokusenya Kassen – A Lady in Chinese Costume
  • Artist : Suisho, Nishiyama, 1879-1958
  • Series : Supplements of "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon"
  • Date : c. 1922-1926
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121011
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimensions : 14 5/8 x 10 3/4 inches
  • Comments : Copper and silver metallic highlights. 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 : $100

About The Artist

Suisho, Nishiyama, 1879-1958

Born and worked in Kyoto. Given name Usaburo. Studied with father-in-law Takeuchi Seiho. Graduated in 1899 from Kyoto City School of Arts and Crafts. Became head of Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting. Exhibited in Teiten, Bunten, and Inten. Member of Imperial Art Academy and Imperial Household Art Committee. Received Order of Cultural Merit in 1957.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Mode.....

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