Mizuno Toshikata 1890s Meiji Japanese Color Woodblock from Modern Beauties

Toshikata was trained as a painter and printmaker in Tokyo in the 1880s. He became a well-known Ukiyo-e printmaker and newspaper illustrator in the 1890s, designing war prints and battle scenes based on the Sino-Japanese War and later as a designer of “bijin” (beautiful women) and genre prints. He produced the “Modern Beauties” series in […]