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Kobayashi Kiyochika@Cat and lantern

Item No A1-99-139
Title Cat and lantern
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika
Condition Backed
Size 43.5~30.5cm
Price SOLD
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Kobayashi Kiyochika
1847-1915
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Hoensha, Shinseiro, and others as Betsugo. He didnft 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 paintingfs technique. He also handled caricature, and in his latest years, left many autographs.