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Auction End: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 8:00:00 PM in 2 days, 9 hours, 2 minutes and 23 seconds
Yoshitoshi Mori is one of the best known sosaku hanga style artists although he started his career late in his life. He had studied painting and commercial design in Tokyo. Most of his life he worked as a designer and turned to printmaking at an age above fifty.
Auction Catalog by Artist Yoshitoshi Mori 1898-1992 - artelino | Biography Yoshitoshi Mori
Yoshitoshi is considered to be one of the greatest artists of the Meiji era. He started his career as a pupil of Kuniyoshi. Yoshitoshi produced a number of famous print series during his lifetime - the most famous ones being the '100 Aspects of the Moon', series about beautiful women and his ghost series. Until his early fourties, the artist's life was a struggle for financial survival. Only in his late years he found public recognition and commercial success. Yoshitoshi suffered from depression and mental illness and died at the age of 53 from a cerebral hermorrhage.
Auction Catalog by Artist Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (Taiso) 1839-1892 - artelino | Biography Yoshitoshi Taiso
Notes: also Yoshitoshi Tsukioka
Yuichiro Kato was born in 1926 in Kyoto and had studied at Kyoto Second Commercial School. The artist has worked as a professional photographer since 1958. He began his first works in silkscreen printmaking technique in 1972. Yuichiro Kato has regular one man show exhibitions in Japan since the 1970s. He lectured at Aichi Educational University and at Kyoto News Paper K.C.A..
Auction Catalog by Artist Yuichiro Kato born 1926 - artelino | Art Prints by Yuichiro Kato