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Mizuno Toshikata@A tea ceremony, drinking a weak infusion of powdered tea in a grand chamber

Item No A1-95-035-03
Title A tea ceremony, drinking a weak infusion of powdered tea in a grand chamber
Artist Mizuno Toshikata
Date 1897
Condition Creases,Foxing
Size 37~25cm
Price SOLD
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Mizuno Toshikata
1866-1908
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Osai, Shosetsu, and others as Betsugo. He became a pupil of Yoshitoshi at 14, at the same time, he learned the ceramics painting from Yamada Ryuto to contribute to the improvement. He was also affected by the painting style of Watanabe Syotei, which enabled him to invent a unique style in the figure or the landscape which are calm and noble, quite different from his master Yoshitoshi fs wild style. His pieces were also exhibited at the different exhibitions, sending a fresh air to Ukiyoe world after Yoshitoshi fs death. His prints are mostly multi-color prints depicting customs and manners or war.