Kaburagi Kiyokata  Colored Leaves

  • Colored Leaves
  • Colored Leaves
  • Colored Leaves
  • Colored Leaves
  • Colored Leaves
  • Colored Leaves
  • Colored Leaves

Colored Leaves

Item Number 18105
Artist Kaburagi Kiyokata
Title Colored Leaves
Biography Kaburagi Kiyokata (1878-1972) ws a Japanese-style painter born in Tokyo. Studied under Mizuno Toshikata, an ukiyoe artist of the Utagawa school and illustrator and then became a well-known illustrator for news paper and magagine. Organized a group of painter friend, Ugokai ("the Rapple") to aim at improving the art of Ukiyo-e and Kinreisha. Excelled at graceful young women and the lively life of the common people. Familiar with literature and also known as a writer. Wrote autobiography and essay "Koshikata-no-ki" etc. Teishitsu Gigeiin(Imperial art expert), Recipient of the Person of Cultural Merit Award and the Order of Culture.
Description

color/gold on silk with silk mounting
dimensions:123×42cm(artwark),215×56cm(overall)
double wooden storage box signed by the artist

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