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Akio Onda graduated in 1956 from Musashino Art Collecge. He had studied under Munakata Shiko and was greatly influenced by him. The artist had his first one man shows at the renowned Yoseido Gallery and Tanseido Gallery in Tokyo in 1969 and 1970. Akio Onda works in woodblock technique and uses similar methods as his teacher such as painting or printing from verso.
Auction Catalog by Artist Akio Onda born 1924 - artelino
Chikanobu had studied under Tohohara Kunichika whose surname he took. Favorite subjects are historical scenes, female images and prints showing emperor and empress Meiji in an environment that documented the rapid progress in adopting Western technology and customs. Chikanobu had adopted some Western styles and techniques, but his subjects were rather retrograde.
Auction Catalog by Artist Chikanobu Toyohara 1838-1912 - artelino | Biography Chikanobu Toyohara
Notes: also Chikanobu Yoshu
Gekko Ogata worked as a painter, printmaker and decorator of pottery and lacquerware. His favorite subjects were genre scenes from everday's life. During and after the Sino-Japanese war he produced a considerable number of war prints. Gekko won several prizes at exhibitions. His print style reminds more of paintings than of traditional woodblocks. Gekko's designs required great skill by the carvers and printers.
Auction Catalog by Artist Gekko Ogata 1859-1920 - artelino | Biography Gekko Ogata
Gen Yamanaka is a woodblock artist. His subjects are often expressed in abstract forms featuring stars, the sky and water.
Auction Catalog by Artist Gen Yamanaka born 1954 - artelino
Gesso Yoshimoto designed woodblock prints of landscape scenes and kacho-e - images of birds and flowers. The large number of designs and their variety have long been in the shadow until the Robert O. Muller Collection came into the public awareness with a large number of beautiful designs by this artist.
Auction Catalog by Artist Gesso Yoshimoto 1881-1936 - artelino | Woodblock Prints by Gesso Yoshimoto
Ginko Adachi worked as a war correspondant and illustrator during the Sino-Japanese war. Besides war prints he produced actor portraits. Little is known about his life. He was born under the real name of Adachi Heishichi. Ginko studied with the Western-style painter Goseda Horyu I. Ginko made designs for prints of the Boshin rebellion in 1870.
Auction Catalog by Artist Ginko Adachi fl.ca.1860-1890s - artelino
Hajime Namiki had originally studied the art of sculpter under Shigeru Ogura. Today he is better known by his woodblock prints which he began to create at the end of the 1970s. And among his woodblock designs, the intricate images of trees are the collectors' favorites. Art works by Hajime Namiki are in the White House and in major museum collections.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hajime Namiki born 1947 - artelino | Biography Hajime Namiki
Hideo Hagiwara was born in Yamanashi. He is one of the best known Japanese artists of the 20th century. In 1983 he was honored by the Japanese goverment with the 'Purple Ribbon'. His artworks are in leading museums of the world. Hideo Hagiwara uses a broad variety of printmaking techniques - woodblock, lithograph, etching and stencil.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hideo Hagiwara 1913-2007 - artelino | Biography of Hagiwara Hideo
Hirosada started as a pupil of Kunimasu Utagawa. He was one of the masters of the Osaka School. His favorite subjects were Kabuki scenes and Kabuki actors. He is possibly the same artist as Sadahiro Utagawa.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hirosada Utagawa active ca. 1820-1860 - artelino | Biography Hirosada Utagawa
Notes: also Hirosada Konishi