Actor Kataoka Nizaemon

Toyonari, Yamamura, 1855-1952

Actor Kataoka Nizaemon
  • Artist : Toyonari, Yamamura, 1855-1952
  • Date : 1920
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 260064
  • Condition : Faint creasing in paper; minor losses to mica background
  • Dimensions : 15 5/8 x 10 5/8 inches
  • Comments : Silver mica background
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Toyonari, Yamamura, 1855-1952

Born in Shinagawa section of Tokyo. Given name Yoshitaka; used the art name Koka for paintings, Toyonari generally for prints, although also occasionally Koka. Studied with Ogata Gekko. Graduated in 1907 from Tokyo School of Fine Arts in Japanese-style painting. Exhibited a painting at the first Bunten, 1907; also exhibited at Inten and with Ugokai. Member of Saiko Nihon Bijutsuin from 1916. In 1916 Watanabe Shozaburo saw painting of an actor at Inten and asked to make a print from it; fol.....

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