Yōsai Nobushige

Yōsai Nobushige 揚斎延重 (active 1894-1909) 

BIOGRAPHY

Source: Bukkyo University archives - "The People who Conveyed War - The Sino-Japanese War and Nishikie”  戦争を伝えた人びと  -日清戦争と錦絵をめぐって- https://archives.bukkyo-u.ac.jp/rp-contents/BO/0084/BO00840R001.pdf [accessed 1-1-24]

The only information available on this artist who created senso-e (war prints) of the Sino-Japanese War (1894-95), historical prints, e-sugoroku (picture game boards) and bunmei kaika (civilization and enlightenment) prints, is that he was a student of the artist Yōshū Chikanobu (1838-1912).

Signatures and Seals of the Artist (a sampling)

[1] 延重Nobushige ga [2] 延重 Nobushige ga with 延重 Nobushige seal; [3] 延重 Nobushige with 延重 Nobushige seal; [4] 應需延重 ōju Nobushige with 延重之印 Nobushige no in seal [5] 應需延重 ōju Nobushige with 延重 Nobushige seal; [6] 柳延重筆 Ryūshū Nobushige hitsu with Toshidama seal (attribution to Nobushige not confirmed); [7] 應需延重画 ōju Nobushige ga with 延 Nobu and 重 Shige seals; [8] 延重 Nobushige; [9] 延重 Nobushige; [10] 延重 Nobushige; [11] 應需延重 ōju Nobushige

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Prints in Collection

[BELOW PRINTS GIFTED TO THE JORDAN SCHNITZER MUSEUM OF ART, UNIVERSITY OF OREGON]

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