Kiyochika commonly known as Kiyochika Kobayashi
Japanese, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1847; died 1915.
Painter, print artist. Historical subjects, figures, genre scenes, still-lifes.
Kiyochika was the son of a low-ranking samurai who lost his inheritance after the Meiji Restoration in 1868. Largely self-taught, he especially admired the prints of Hiroshige (...