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Taniguchi Kokyo, 1864-1915
Heron Maiden
(Sagi Musume)

with a fine mica ground, signed Kokyo kore o egaku with artist's seal Kokyo in and publisher's seal below, Sato Sho han (Sato Shotaro), ca. 1910s
dai oban tate-e 16 3/4 by 10 7/8 in., 42.5 by 27.6 cm
Taniguchi Kokyo was a student of the painter Kono Barei (1844-1895) from the age of 21, and later taught at the Kyoto City School of Fine Arts and Crafts and the Kyoto Specialist School of Painting.
Merrit & Yamada, Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975, p. 150 (artist's bio)
Hamanaka & Newland, The Female Image, no. 123
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no. 47.180
price: Sold