"B. 1922 in Kisakata-machi, Akita prefecture. Grad 1945 Tokyo Higher Normal School. Taught in Akita 1946-1955; then worked in Tokyo as hanga artist. Member of Nihon Hanga Kyokai 1958-1977, Hanga Konwakai, and Ogenkai. Carefully employing the texture of wood, he frequently depicted stylized large-eyed women or children with birds, flowers, insects, sacred stone images, or native dolls. Sometimes signed S. Ikeda." --'Guide to Modern Japanese Prints: 1900-1975' by H. Merritt and N. Yamada

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