C1924

Chikubushima

Artist:

Tsukioka Kogyo (1869 - 1927)

Woodblock from the series Nogaku hyakuban (One Hundred No Dramas)  The Noh Play Chikubushima  celebrates the sacred volcanic island of that name in Lake Biwa

Sold

S/N: JWB-KOGYO-045–226885
(C116)
Free Shipping

Within Australia

All orders ship free
within Australia

Rest of the World

Orders over A$300
ship free worldwide

See Shipping page for Terms & Conditions

Details

Full Title:

Chikubushima

Date:

C1924

Artist:

Tsukioka Kogyo (1869 - 1927)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Woodblock.

Image Size: 

255mm 
x 380mm
AUTHENTICITY
Chikubushima - Vintage Print from 1924

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1924

Description:

Woodblock from the series Nogaku hyakuban (One Hundred No Dramas)

 The Noh Play Chikubushima  celebrates the sacred volcanic island of that name in Lake Biwa

Biography:

Tsukioka Kogyo (1869-1927)

Although Kogyo was born the year after
the beginning of the Meiji restoration, which brought Japan into the
modern Western world, he was to become famous for his depiction of
scenes from the traditional Japanese theatre Noh. A talented and
prolific artist he was to create over 550 prints of Noh plays.

At the age of fifteen he was apprenticed
to the great woodblock artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), who had
married his mother. Yoshitoshi, had a “lifelong fascination with Noh”
and influenced his apprentice, to appreciate all aspects of Noh
perfomances. After Yoshitoshi’s death, he went on to study with the
painter and woodblock artist Ogata Gekko (1859-1920), who had a more
modern style, which Kogyo was to adapt for his woodblocks.

Choose currency

Exchange rates are only indicative. All orders will be processed in Australian dollars. The actual amount charged may vary depending on the exchange rate and conversion fees applied by your credit card issuer.

Login

Register

Search

The List

Join our exclusive mailing list for first access to new acquisitions and special offers.