Enkyu, b. 1902
hanging scroll, ink and colors on paper, signed Tsuyuhisa with artist's seal Tsuyuhisa
painting 48 1/4 by 11 5/8 in., 122.5 by 29.5 cm
overall 70 1/8 by 16 1/2 in., 178 by 42 cm
Segawa Tsuyahisa, also known as Segawa Enkyu, was born in Tokyo in 1902. He moved to Kyoto to study under the painter Nishiyama Suisho (1879-1858). Tsuyahisa produced paintings (and a small number of woodblock prints), and was known for his prostitutes, bijin, and hina doll subjects. His work was included in the Nitten government-sponsored exhibitions.
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Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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