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Kobayashi Kiyochika@A New Series of Thirty-Two Physiognomies

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Item No A1-96-206
Title A New Series of Thirty-Two Physiognomies
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika
Date 1882
Condition Tears
Size 24.5~36cm
Price $318.83
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Kobayashi Kiyochika
1847-1915
Ukiyoe painter. Also referred to as Hoensha, Shinseiro, and others as Betsugo. He didnft have any particular mentor, but made a friendship with Shimooka Renjo and Kawanabe Kyosai , and also being on close terms with Shibata Zeshin. In 1874 approx., he had a chance to learn the western -style painting under Wirgman, which enabled him to invent Kosenga, a new style of multi-color prints taking in the western -style paintingfs technique. He also handled caricature, and in his latest years, left many autographs.