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Kiyochika Kobayashi

 (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 enlightenment.

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   ...  Displaying 750 of 874 characters.

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Moonlight after clearing snow, Imado Bridge. Rain in Ochanomizu. Atami hot spring. Shore at Haneda
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