Form no.2, Sweden 1950. Cover by Anders Beckman.
Illustration by Stefan Glerum.
Via Poorly Drawn Lines.
Illustration by Fernando Vicente.
Valkyrie by Gerald Parel.
Torii Kiyomitsu (鳥居 清満?, 1735 – May 11, 1785) was a painter and printmaker of the Torii school of Japanese ukiyo-e art; the son of Torii Kiyonobu II or Torii Kiyomasu II, he was the third head of the school, and was originally called Kamejirō before taking the gō Kiyomitsu. Dividing his work between actor prints and bijinga (pictures of beautiful women), he primarily used the benizuri-e technique prolific at the time, which involved using one or two colors of ink on the woodblocks rather than hand-coloring; full-color prints would be introduced later in Kiyomitsu’s career, in 1765.
Illustration by Al Brule.