The Heroine Toragozen in “Soga”

The Heroine Toragozen in “Soga”

Toraji, Ishikawa, 1875-1964

The Heroine Toragozen in “Soga”
  • Series : Supplements of "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon"
  • Date : c. 1922-1926
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121018
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimension : 8 7/8 x 14 7/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Female Image, Editor's Notes, pl. 202
  • Comments : Embossing in background.
    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 : $150


About The Artist

Toraji, Ishikawa, 1875-1964

Born in Kochi. From age 17 studied with Koyama Shotaro at Fudosha. Participated in formation of Taiheiyogakai in 1902. Traveled to Europe and U.S. in early 1900s. Exhibited paintings at Bunten, Teiten, and the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco in 1915. In 1943 became head of the school of Taiheiyogakai; withdrew in 1947 to become founding member of Shigenkai, a society to exhibit Western-style painting. In 1950 became an adviser to Nitten. Prints include Inland Sea landscapes in .....

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