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Kawanabe Kyosai

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A Japanese-style painter from the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate to the first half of the Meiji Era. A disciple of Utagawa Kuniyoshi. Later he joined the Kano School and worked as a painter. He created works in a style that mixed the style of the Kano School and ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world).
Active period
Kaei 2(1849)-the year of death
Other Name(s)
Seisei, Kyosai, Chikamaro, Shojoan

portrait of Kawanabe Kyosai

Source:Shingi Hyoka Shoga Kantei Shishin [14]