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Kobayashi Kiyochika Soga Brothers Attacking Kudo Suketsune

Item No A1-98-051
Title Soga Brothers Attacking Kudo Suketsune
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika
Date 1882
Condition Creases,Foxing,Rubbing,Tears
Size 75×37cm
Price $313.27

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.