The Heroine Osai, in “Yari no Gonza Kansane Katabira”

The Heroine Osai, in “Yari no Gonza Kansane Katabira”

Kiyokata, Kaburagi, 1878-1973

The Heroine Osai, in “Yari no Gonza Kansane Katabira”
  • Date : 1923
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121007
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimension : 12 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches
  • Illustrated : Female Image, pl. 122
  • 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.
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  • Price : $400


About The Artist

Kiyokata, Kaburagi, 1878-1973

Born in Tokyo. Son of Jono Saigiku, a noted journalist and theater critic. Studied with Tsukioka Yoshitoshi and Mizuno Toshikata. Founded Ugokai in 1901 for ukiyo-e and Japanese genre painters; society dissolved in 1912. Founded Kinreisha, an organization for Japanese-style painters, in 1917. Appointed member of Imperial Art Academy in 1929. Also exhibited paintings at Bunten and Teiten. Appointed to Art Committee of Imperial Household in 1938. Began his career about 1901 with illustrati.....

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