Nuthatcher on a Persimmon Tree

Seitei, Watanabe, 1851-1918

Nuthatcher on a Persimmon Tree
  • Artist : Seitei, Watanabe, 1851-1918
  • Date : c. 1930
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FWG0145
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 14 7/8 x 7 5/8 inches
  • Comments : Published by the Shima Art Co.
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Seitei, Watanabe, 1851-1918

Born in Edo. Original name Yoshikawa Yoshimata; adopted into Watanabe family. Studied painting with Kikuchi Yosai. Traveled in U.S. and Europe. Received silver medal for painting at Paris exposition of 1878. Well-known illustrator and painter of birds and flowers. Major influence on Mizuno Toshikata and Kaburagi Kiyokata. Moku-hanga include Bird and Flower Picture Album (Kacho gafu), 1903, Wild Ducks, published by Nishinomiya, and a series of 22 bird and flower prints published by Okura i.....

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