Farmer

Farmer

Sempan, Maekawa, 1888-1960

Farmer
  • Date : c. 1960
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 250623
  • Condition : No condition problems to note.
  • Dimension : 17 x 12 inches
  • Comments : Self-printed; pencil signature
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  • Price : $600


About The Artist

Sempan, Maekawa, 1888-1960

Born in Kyoto. Original name Ishida Shigezaburo; took the name Maekawa from a relative on his mother's side after father's death in 1905. Younger brother of Asaga Manjiro. In 1905 entered Kansai Bijutsuin; studied with Asai Chu and then with Kanokogi Takeshiro. Went to Tokyo in 1911; began drawing cartoons for Tokyo Puck (Tokyo pakku) in 1912. Influenced by 1911 exhibition of Minami Kunzo's prints, began making moku-hanga. Exhibited with Nihon Sosaku-Hanga Kyokai from 1919; member from 192.....

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