Kiyokata Biography

Kaburagi Kiyokata was born in Fukuoka. Art name Shiranui. Studied under Kaburaki Kiyokata. He entered nihonga style painting at the Teiten of 1924. He started to study woodblock prints from 0.1927. In 1930-31 he self-published the series of six beauty prints titled 'Women's manners of today'. In 1932 Hasegawa published 'The mistress Okichi [ofTownsend Harris]'. He collected ukiyo-e and studied pigments and colour-use.  
 
Source:  Newland, Amy Riegle; The Female Image, Hotei Press 2000