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

Crimson Ema Crimson Ema #FWG18815 Nakayama, Tadashi, 1927-2014 $800
White-headed Bird Clinging to Ivy Vine White-headed Bird Clinging to Ivy Vine #910202 Hiroshige, Ando, 1797-1858 $1,500
Red Field Red Field #16101709 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $2,000
Window and Stone Garden Window and Stone Garden #891554 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $450