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Takeshita, Kin-u (fl. c. 1870 - 1920)

Flower Cart in Summer

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: c. 1950
Size (H x W): 16.75 x 11.25 (inches)
Publisher: Uchida
Seals: Artist's seal
Condition: Very good color and impression, light foxing, small loss top right corner, light wear on margins.


About the artist

Thought to be the student of Hogai Kano, Kin-u Takeshita worked during the Meiji period as a painter. He primarily painted genre scenes, landscapes, and kacho-e, or bird-and-flower prints. In the 1950s, the publisher Uchida released woodblock prints of Takeshita's paintings.