Kataoka Nizaemon

Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960

Kataoka Nizaemon
  • Artist : Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960
  • Date : c. 1920s
  • Medium : watercolor and woodblock
  • Item# : 260350
  • Condition : Minor foxing on front and on reverse
  • Dimensions : 14 3/8 x 9 3/4 inches
  • Comments : Watercolor and woodblock print study for a print design that was never commercially produced; silver metallic pigment;  a similar watercolor is illustrated as pl. 131 in the 1991 Shunsen catalogue
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960

Born in Tokyo. Given name Yoshinosuke. As a young man looked up to Hirafuku Hyakusui, 11 years his senior. Studied Japanese-style painting with Kubota Beisen and in 1906 exhibited at Inten. Studied at Tokyo School of Fine Arts. Beginning 1908 worked for some time as illustrator for Asahi shinbun. Became associate member of Saiko Nihon Bijutsuin in 1918. Withdrew from Japanese-style painting in 1919 and turned his attention to theatrical subjects; became secretary of the Theatrical Painter.....

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