Nails

Kiyoshi, Kobayakawa, 1897-1948

Nails
  • Series : Styles of Contemporary Make-up
  • Date : 1930
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 923175
  • Condition : Minor toning; faintly light struck
  • Dimensions : 18 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches
  • Comments : Mica background; unnumbered edition of 100, privately published, carved by Takano Shichinosuke and printed by Ono Tomisaburo
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  • Price : $4,000


About The Artist

Kiyoshi, Kobayakawa, 1897-1948

Born in Hakata, Fukuoka prefecture. Studied with Kaburagi Kiyokata. Exhibited Japanese-style painting with Kyodokai, Teiten, and Seikokai; solo exhibition at Matsuzakaya department store in 1934. In 1930-1931 designed and self-published series of 6 moku-hanga entitled Modern Fashionable Styles (Kindai jisei sho); carved by Takano Shichinosuke and printed by Ono Tomisaburo. Other prints include Revue published by Hasegawa and other modern bijin-ga published by Hasegawa, Watanabe, and Ensendo......

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