Kiyokata Kaburagi (鏑木 清方 Kaburagi Kiyokata, August 1878 – March was the pseudonym of a Nihonga artist and the leading master of the bijinga genre in Taishōand Showa period Japan. His real name was Kaburagi Kenichi. S)-japan
awakeningfromthedream: “ there are 9 basic principles that underlie japanese art they are called aesthetics, or concepts that answer the question: what is art? the 9 aesthetics are: wabi-sabi (imperfect), miyabi (elegance, ) shibui (subtle,) Iki.
Shimura Tatsumi is known for designing several striking bijin-ga prints towards the end of the shin hanga movement. Born in Takasaki, Gunma, Shimura’s real name was Sentaro. Shimura devoted his career entirely to Nihonga, or Japanese style painting.