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

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Twenty-Two Cherries X
#151993094 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $6,000
Vieillad Au Chapelet Kawadzu Vieillad Au Chapelet Kawadzu #280440 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $750
Autumn at Saruiwa Autumn at Saruiwa #WPKH26 Hasui, Kawase, 1883-1957 $350
Dragon B Dragon B #101069 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $500