Kiyohara HITOSHI Gallery


"B. Ibaraki prefecture. Art name Sei used for paintings. Studied with Matsumoto Fuko from 1915; then with Katayama Nanpu. Exhibited Japanese-style painting at Inten. Prints of kokeshi-like children in late 1940s published by Kato Junji. Signed prints with his given name in hiragana." --'Guide to Modern Japanese Prints: 1900-1975' by H. Merritt and N. Yamada

Hirose Kiyohara HITOSHI (1896-1956). Three young girls on "Children's Day"; oban yoko-e (9" x 14"). Signed "Hitoshi" with Hitoshi seal LR. Published by Kato Junji in late 1940s (Publisher's seal in left margin). Condition: Very good; full borders; small pinholes in each upper corner of border; original ownwer's name written on back. SOLD. (#A0FU)
a2art.jpg - 3416 Bytes Kiyohara HITOSHI (1896-1956). Three girls playing in the snow; oban yoko-e (9" x 14"). Signed "Hitoshi" with Hitoshi seal LR. Published by Kato Junji in late 1940s. Condition: good; slight creasing; full borders. SOLD. (#A2AR)
a2ast.jpg - 2918 Bytes Kiyohara HITOSHI (1896-1956). Four children cooking; oban yoko-e (9" x 15"). Signed with Hitoshi seal LR. Published by Kato Junji in late 1940s. Condition: good; full border at bottom and partially trimmed on other three sides. $225. (#A2AS)

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