Chikanobu / Children's Military Play

SKU: C20127
Price ¥20,000
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年代 : 明治28年
サイズ : 大判3枚続
刷 : 良
保存 : 良
詳細 : 少汚れ / 裏面に台紙跡


Date : 1895
Size : O-ban / Triptych
Impression : Good
Condition : Good
Detail : Slight browning / Paper remnants on reverse

Chikanobu used to use the name YoshitsuruⅡ, however, he became a pupil of ToyokuniⅡafter Kuniyoshi died, and after ToyokuniⅢ died, he became a pupil of Kunichika. Then, finally, his name became Chikanobu.
He was famous for the motif of beauties, however, one of the seeds that grow into a flowering of his art-life was the warrior prints and war prints of the Seinan War. After that, he started creating the artworks of Ooku, the shogun's harem, and the lady portrait in the civilization of the Meiji era. It raised his reputation. People had called his artworks "The second Edo Ukiyo-e", and he was one of the most popular artists whose motif is beauties.