Chikanobu / Fireworks View at the Ryogoku River Festival

SKU: C20131
Tag: Night view   Fireworks  
Price ¥65,000
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年代 : 明治27年
サイズ : 大判3枚続
刷 : 良
保存 : 優良
詳細 : -


Date : 1894
Size : O-ban / Triptych
Impression : Good
Condition : Very good
Detail : -

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.