Kagogahana, near Matsue, Shimane Prefecture

Hiratsuka, Un'ichi, 1895-1997

Kagogahana, near Matsue, Shimane Prefecture
  • Artist : Hiratsuka, Un'ichi, 1895-1997
  • Date : 1927
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 280058
  • Condition : Residue on reverse top margins
  • Dimensions : 6 x 8 3/8 inches
  • Provenance : Sekino Family Collection
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Hiratsuka, Un'ichi, 1895-1997

Born in Matsue, Shimane prefecture. Graduated from Matsue Commercial College. Took a short course in watercolor from Ishii Hakutei in Matsue in 1913. Encouraged by Hakutei's praise, he moved to Tokyo in 1915 and assisted Hakutei with the business of Nikakai. Although he studied formally with Okada Saburosuke, Ishii Hakutei was his mentor. At Hakutei's suggestion he studied woodblock carving with the master carver Igami Bonkotsu for 10 months in 1915. Exhibited his first moku-hanga with Nik.....

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