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

Starry Night at Tsubosaka Temple.  Nara Starry Night at Tsubosaka Temple. Nara #WPKH29 Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957 $325
Hassei Hassei #270988 Yamaguchi, Gen, 1903-1976 $800
Matsukaze Matsukaze #210124 Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960 $900
Delightful Delightful #10101603 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $450