(1847 - 1915)
Kiyochika Kobayashi was active/lived in Japan. Kiyochika Kobayashi is known for painting.
Biography Kiyochika Kobayashi
Kiyochika Kobayashi has been described as “the last important ukiyo-e
master and the first noteworthy print artist of modern Japan” (According
to Richard Lane's book, “Images of the Floating World”).
Born as the son
of a government official, he was heavily influenced by Western art and
studied it under Charles Wirgman (1832-1891), publisher of the first
Japanese magazine, Japan Punch. Kiyochika is said to be the last ukiyo-e
artist to lyrically depict Tokyo during the Meiji cultural
Kiyochika, while best-known today as a print designer,
was also an illustrator and cartoonist. His hand painted works tend to
be highly sought after as with woodblock prints, many
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