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Kobayashi Kiyochika Night view of Koume, dragging a ship

Item No A1-96-052
Title Night view of Koume, dragging a ship
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika
Date 1876
Condition Foxing,Folding line
Size 38.5×25.5cm
Price SOLD

Kobayashi Kiyochika
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Hoensha, Shinseiro, and others as Betsugo. He didn’t 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’s technique. He also handled caricature, and in his latest years, left many autographs.