Otani Tomoemon as Kanshojo

Otani Tomoemon as Kanshojo

Shunsen, Natori, 1886-1960

Otani Tomoemon as Kanshojo
  • Series : Thirty-six Portraits of Actors in Various Roles
  • Date : 1927
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 280072
  • Condition : Faint toning
  • Dimensions : 15 x 10 1/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Shunsen, pl. 21
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co.
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  • Price : $1,000


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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