Kuchi-e, Original woodblock print - Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878-1972) - Early 20th century
It depicts a scene where a woman is trying to wake a sleeping Hairy man.
Kiyokata was born in Sakuma, Kanda, Tokyo in 1878.In July 1891 (Meiji 24), he became a disciple of Ukiyoe artist Mizuno toshikata .So Kiyokata first work is often very similar to mizuno toshikata work.
In 1893 (Meiji 26), he was given the name "Kiyokata" by his master mizuno toshikat.
Started drawing illustrations on Yamato Shimbun, which was run by Kiyokata's father, Saigiku, from around the age of 17.
The sign is written as 'Kiyogata ga' 清方画 or 'sei' 生
As it is an old one, it has dirt, and faded parts.
- Kuchi-e, Original woodblock print
- Early 20th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878-1972)
- Theme/ depiction
- Reasonable condition, see description
- 225×316×0 mm