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

Sea Horses Sea Horses #891537 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $500
Wild Game (Blue) Wild Game (Blue) #180833 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $3,000
Red Impression B Red Impression B #270242 $1,000
Three Butterflies Three Butterflies #150028 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $2,000