Shuho, Yamakawa, 1898-1944

Born in Kyoto. Given name Yoshio. Studied first with Ikegami Shuho and then with Kaburagi Kiyokata. Exhibited Japanese-style paintings frequently in Teiten beginning 1919. Established Seikinkai (Blue Collar Society) in 1939 with Ito Shinsui. Worked as an illustrator. Series of prints of traditional Japanese dancers published in 1936. Prints of modern beauties published by Watanabe and Bijutsusha. Seal shaped like maple leaf.** 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 XII
#151993115 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $6,000
Similar to Dan-no -Ura-Genji Similar to Dan-no -Ura-Genji #250416 Takeda, Hideo, b. 1948 $2,500
Columbia Glacier Columbia Glacier #027602 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 $6,500
The Last Moment of Yoshitsune The Last Moment of Yoshitsune #250415 Takeda, Hideo, b. 1948 $2,500