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Auction Catalog by Artist Artist Signed or Sealed but Not Identified - artelino
Bairei Kono, 1844-1895, was born and active in Kyoto, the old imperial town. He studied Japanese style painting with Nakajima Raisho and Shiokawa Bunrin. In 1881 he opened his own art school. Takeuchi Seiho became one of his students. The emphasis of Bairei Kono's art work was on kacho-e, images of birds and flowers. In 1893 he was honored by becoming a member of the Art Committee of the Imperial Household.
Auction Catalog by Artist Bairei Kono 1844-1895 - artelino | Printmakers from Kyoto
Notes: also Bairei Kohno
Machida Eimei is a self-taught print artist from Nagano Prefecture in Japan. In 2005 his woodblock print 'When we arrive at the Jupiter' was selected for the 50th anniversary of the prestigious print shows of CWAJ - the most important print exhibition for contemporary Japanese artists.
Auction Catalog by Artist Eimei Machida born 1959 - artelino | Eimei Machida - Biography
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
Hasui Kawase is one of the best known artists of the "Shin Hanga" (new prints) movement. His prints, landscapes and townviews, were created in traditional Japanese style with Western elements. Hasui had a very close cooperation with the publisher Watanabe. In the fires following the devastating earthquake in 1923, over a hundred blocks produced so far, were destroyed. In 1956, one year before his death, the artist was declared a Living National Treasure.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hasui Kawase 1883-1957 - artelino | Biography Hasui Kawase
Notes: third name: Bunjiro
Hideaki Kato was born in Kyoto, a city characterized by a long tradition of arts and handicraftmanship. He had originally studied biology, but turned to arts under tuition of his father Yuichiro Kato and as a self-taught artist. Hideaki Kato adopted silk screen printing as his preferred technique and after 1982 began to publish his works with Uchida.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hideaki Kato born 1954 - artelino | Prints by Hideaki Kato
Hideo Takeda was born in Osaka. In 1973 he graduated from Tama University of Fine Arts in Tokyo with an M.A in sculpture. The artist considers himself more a cartoonist. In the International art scene Hideo Takeda is one of the best recognized contemporary Japanese artists. The artist uses a large variety of different styles or with his own words 'It is my belief that having no specific style is my own style". He received "Bungei Shunjuu" prize for his manga in 1976. In 1992, he had the first manga solo-show in the British Museum.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hideo Takeda born 1948 - artelino | Biography of Hideo Takeda
Hideo Nishiyama was born in Kyoto. He graduated from the Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting. Among his graphic works is a series "Twelve Views of Kyoto", which was published by Unsodo in 1948.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hideo Nishiyama 1911-1989 - artelino
Hiroshige was born as the son of a fire warden. He started his career as a woodblock engraver. Hiroshige's fame is based on his landscape designs. Famous are his prints of the Tokaido, a kind of highway system in ancient Japan connecting Edo and Kyoto. Hiroshige produced more than 30 series on the Tokaido. His compositions were influenced by Western art. After his death his prints had a great impact on French impressionism.
Auction Catalog by Artist Hiroshige Ando 1797-1858 - artelino | Biography Hiroshige Ando
Notes: also Utagawa or Ichiryusai Hiroshige
Insho Domoto was born in Kyoto. He graduated from the Kyoto Municipal School of Painting in 1921. He contributed regularly to the official, juried Teiten exhibitions and won several prizes. After the end of the Pacific War his reputation spread to an International audience with exhibitions in Italy, France and the USA. In 1961 he was awarded with the Order for Cultural Merit.
Auction Catalog by Artist Insho Domoto 1891-1975 - artelino