Hiroshima Museum of Art


KAJIWARA Hisako1896-1988

A Japanese-style female painter and active constantly in the Salon of Japan. She is said to be the last painter who continued painting the traditional Bijin-ga (paintings for beauties) in Kyoto, and is a unique woman to be an only painter in her long career in those days. At first she painted many portraits for women to be in severe communities for females. In and after the World War II, she changed to paint many ladies and dames with bright colors and edgy lines.


1959 color on silk, frame 186.0*98.0 cm