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

Field and Trees Field and Trees #200927 Koizumi, Kisio, 1893-1945 $600
Wild Game (Blue) Wild Game (Blue) #180833 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $3,000
Sun Li, the Sickly General Yuchi Sun Li, the Sickly General Yuchi #910491 Kuniyoshi, Utagawa, 1798-1861 $1,500
The Heroine Osai, in The Heroine Osai, in "Yari no Gonza Kansane Katabira" #121007 Kiyokata, Kaburagi, 1878-1973 $400