Chikuseki (fl. 1880 - 1910)


Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: Winter, 1898
Size (H x W): 11 x 11 (inches)
Seals: Chikuseki
Signature: Chikuseki
Condition: Very good color and impression, faint soiling and nick on margin


About the artist

Very little is known about the woodblock print artist Chikuseki. Active in Tokyo between c.1880 and 1910, Chikuseki produced delicate kacho-e, or bird-and-flower pictures, at times in the shikishiban (square) format which became popular in the early 20th century.