Chigusa, Soun (1873 - 1944)


Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: c. 1920
Size (H x W): 16 x 10.5 (inches)
Seals: Soun
Signature: Soun
Condition: Very good color and impression, light soiling and wear, brittle and tears to edges.



About the artist

Soun Chigusa was a painter and printmaker known for his floral designs. Born in Kyoto, his artistic education began with the nihonga painter Seiho Takeuchi. He exhibited widely as a painter, building his reputation as a master of kacho-e, or “bird-and-flower prints,” and produced floral prints in the Shin Hanga style.