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

Kemari in Heian Period

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: c. 1950
Size (H x W): 10.25 x 15.25 (inches)
Publisher: Uchida
Signature: Kin-u
Condition: Very good color, impression and state


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.