"B. 1919 in Kyoto. Studied oil painting and design under Igaki Kahei. Mohukan self taught. Exhibited sosaku-hanga in Kyoto from 1950 and with Banga-in from 1954. Also exhibited with Shin Seisaku Kyokai, Dokuritsu Bijutsu Kyokai, and in numerous solo shows. Represented in modern Japanese print exhibitions in Moscow and Kiev in 1961. Prints include self-carved, self-printed scenes of Kyoto." --'Guide to Modern Japanese Prints: 1900-1975' by H. Merritt and N. Yamada



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