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Itō Wako

Japanese, born 1945


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Born

Sapporo, Hokkaidô, 1945

Active

Sapporo, Hokkaidô

Occupation or Type

printmaker

Bio

A resident of Sapporo, Japan, Itō specializes in still life, both flowers and fruit, employing copperplate etching to achieve subtle gradations of color and rich, jewel-like tones. She is the daughter of painter Itō Jin (1915-1996), a well-known painter, and one senses some of his pictorial lyricism in her work.

Gender

Female

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