Nakayama, Tadashi, b. 1927

Born in Niigata prefecture. Studied oil painting at Tama College of Fine Arts. Began making moku-hanga in 1950s. Exhibited moku-hanga, metal plate prints, and lithographs in solo shows with Nihon Hanga Kyokai, Japan Art Society, Avant-Garde Art Association, and other organizations; international competitive and solo shows in Poland, U.S., Italy, and elsewhere. Member of Shudan Han. His early prints, often depicting cranes, were followed by rhythmically stylized horses, flowers, or young girls in decorative and curvilinear patterns with extensive printing in gold. Often signs prints with the date and T. Nakayama in bold, cursive Western script.** 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

La Balance. Chinois La Balance. Chinois #280439 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $900
Field and Trees Field and Trees #200927 Koizumi, Kisio, 1893-1945 $600
Three Butterflies (Orange) Three Butterflies (Orange) #15199001 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $3,000
Mountains of Nikko Mountains of Nikko #281115 Azechi, Umetaro, 1902-1999 SOLD