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Kobayashi Kiyochika@Supplement to Thirty-two Faces

Item No A1-90-175-07
Title Supplement to Thirty-two Faces
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika
Date 1883
Condition Very good
Impression Very good@
Size 25.5~37cm
Price SOLD
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Expression reflects people's emotion. That's why it has being attracting a lot of artists and inspiring them to create new art. Kobayashi Kiyochika is one of such artists and produced series of caricature named Newly Published Thirty-two Faces. Viewers could not help laughing at this artworks in full of Kiyochika's humor.

Kobayashi Kiyochika
1847-1915
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Hoensha, Shinseiro, and others as Betsugo. He didnft have any particular mentor, but made a friendship with Shimooka Renjo and Kawanabe Kyosai , and also being on close terms with Shibata Zeshin. In 1874 approx., he had a chance to learn the western -style painting under Wirgman, which enabled him to invent Kosenga, a new style of multi-color prints taking in the western -style paintingfs technique. He also handled caricature, and in his latest years, left many autographs.