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Kawasaki Shōko

Japanese, 1886-1977


Details
Born

Japan, 1886

Died

1977

Active

Tokyo

Occupation or Type

printmaker

Bio

Shôko was the grandson of Kawasaki Chitora (1835-1902), an important figure in the development of Nihonga. Shôko studied with his grandfather before attending the Tokyo Art School, where he later taught. He regularly exhibited his works at the Bunten, Teiten, and Niten salons.

Gender

Male

Terms

artist Taishô shinkasai mokuhangashû (Collection of Woodblock Prints of the Taishô Earthquake), 1924

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