Kyosai real name: Nobuyuki Kawanabe, Popularly Known As: Shusaburo, Doiku, Assumed Names: Baiga, Baiga Dojin, Baiga Kyosha, Chikamaro, Gaki, Hata Kyosha, Nyoku Joku Nyodo, Raisui, Shoshoan, Shuransai, Suiraibo
Japanese, 19th century, male.
Born 18 May 1831, in Furukawa; died 25 April 1889, in Tokyo.
Also known as Kawanabe, Kyosai was a pupil of Utagawa Kuniyoshi and the first collector of the work of his master and friend. He painted large decorative works, sometimes of European inspiration, and worked mainly in Tokyo....