Koshiro Matsumoto as Nikki-Danshou

Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960

Koshiro Matsumoto as Nikki-Danshou
  • Artist : Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960
  • Date : c. 1950
  • Medium : watercolor
  • Item# : FWG16015
  • Condition : Foxing and staining on the front and on reverse; minor wrinkling and loss of pigment at left
  • Dimensions : 15 x 11 3/4 inches
  • Comments : Scarce watercolor work for unpublished design; silver mica sprinkled on background; original protective coversheet
  • 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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