Woman Combing her Hair

Goyo, Hashiguchi, 1880-1921

Woman Combing her Hair
  • Artist : Goyo, Hashiguchi, 1880-1921
  • Date : 1920
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FWG220459
  • Condition : Thinning of mica at right edge; minor fading of red; restored 1/4 inch tears at left edge
  • Dimensions : 17 3/8 x 13 inches
  • Comments : Mica background
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Goyo, Hashiguchi, 1880-1921

Born in Kagoshima. Son of Hashiguchi Kanemizu, a samurai and amateur painter in the Shijo style. Given name Kiyoshi. Reported to have taken the name Goyo while in art school because of fondness for the five-needle pine (goyo matsu) in his father's garden. The elder Hashiguchi engaged a teacher of Kano-style painting for his son when Kiyoshi was 10 and in 1899 encouraged him to study Japanese-style painting under Hashimoto Gaho in Tokyo. Goyo shifted to Western-style painting under Kuroda Se.....

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