Kokan, Bannai, b. 1901

Born in Fukushima prefecture. Given name Sadao. Studied Japanese-style painting with Bannai Seiran. Exhibited paintings of Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido in 1927. Three of these, Hakone, Nihonbashi, and Nagoya Castle, published as prints by Watanabe Shozaburo in 1930.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu. 1992.

Artwork

Plover near the Seaside with a Crescent Moon Plover near the Seaside with a Crescent Moon #WPOS02 Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945 $300
Une Histoire Tres Drole. Mongols Une Histoire Tres Drole. Mongols #280450 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $1,200
Yoshida Yoshida #281035 Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858 $400
Nakamura Senjaku as Ohatsu in Nakamura Senjaku as Ohatsu in "Sonezaki Shinju" #280069 Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960 $800