Kuchi-e, Original woodblock print - Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878-1972) - Early 20th century

Description
Kuchi-e, Original woodblock print - Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878-1972) - Early 20th century
Reasonable condition, see description

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.

memo
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.

Lot details
Object
Kuchi-e, Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
Early 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878-1972)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
Woman
Condition
Reasonable condition, see description
Dimensions
225×316×0 mm
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