The Heroine Umekawa in Meido no Hiyaku

Tsunetomi, Kitano, 1880-1947

The Heroine Umekawa in Meido no Hiyaku
  • Series : The Complete Works of Chikamatsu
  • Date : 1923
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 930705
  • Condition : Minor toning
  • Dimensions : 15 1/4 x 10 7/8 inches
  • Comments : Mica highlights
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  • Price : $1,000


About The Artist

Tsunetomi, Kitano, 1880-1947

Born in Kanazawa. Given name Tomitaro. Studied with Inano Toshitsune. From 1901 an illustrator for an Osaka newspaper. From 1910 exhibited paintings with Bunten and from 1914 with Inten; became member of Saiko Nihon Bijutsuin in 1917. In 1918 created and probably self-published Spring and Fall in the Pleasure Quarter (Kuruwa no shunju), a set of 4 prints, one for each season. Contributed to New Ukiyo-e Beauties, 1924. Established Hakuyosha (White Radiance Company), a combined school and p.....

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