Hiroshima Museum of Art

KIKUCHI Keigetsu

KIKUCHI Keigetsu1879-1955

A Japanese-style painter of the Kyoto circle. He was active in the Salon of Japan. And after traveling to many European countries to study the classic arts and the contemporary movements, such as Fauvism and Cubism, he painted mainly many distinguished portraits of historical persons in Japan with fine lines and elegant colors.

Benzaiten (The Goddess of Music)

color on silk, hanging scroll 64.3*71.4 cm