Mirror (Kagami)

Onchi, Koshiro, 1891-1955

Mirror (Kagami)
  • Date : 1930
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 920368
  • Condition : Faintly light struck
  • Dimensions : 11 5/8 x 8 3/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Onchi, pl. 144
  • Comments : Mica in pink background; embossed signature at top right
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Onchi, Koshiro, 1891-1955

Born in Tokyo. Fourth son of Onchi Tetsuo. Learned calligraphy from his father, tutor of three young princes who were to marry the Emperor Meiji's daughters. Graduated in 1904 from Bancho primary school; graduated in 1909 from the middle school for German studies in Tokyo. After failing examination to enter Daiichi Kotogakko (First High School), studied oil painting at Aoibashi branch of school of Hakubakai. In December 1909 sent his impressions of the recently published book Yumeji Picture.....

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