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

Morning Mist in East Africa Morning Mist in East Africa #180514 Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995 SOLD
Japanese Cherry Tree Japanese Cherry Tree #281202 Munakata, Shiko, 1903-1975 $15,000
Chapel and Nun Chapel and Nun #220110 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $1,500
The Woman Kansuke The Woman Kansuke #281146 Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892 SOLD