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Toyonari Yamamura 1885-1942 - Impressions of Great Kanto Earthquake - Railroad Bridge
Toyonari Yamamura, 1885-1942
Toyonari Yamamura is also known as Koka Yamamura. He started his artistic career as a student of Ogata Gekko. Yamamura used the name Koka Yamamura for paintings and Toyonari Yamamura for prints. He created a series of actor prints known as Rien no hana, which was published by Watanabe between 1920 and 1922. Famous is his series "Shanghai Cafe Dancers" because of his modern Western appeal in the style of the twenties.
Biography Toyonari Yamamura
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||Impressions of Great Kanto Earthquake - Railroad Bridge|
||Dai Shinsai Insho Ki|
||Toyonari Yamamura 1885-1942 |
||From the series, "Dai Shinsai Insho Ki" (Impressions
of The Great Kanto Earthquake).
Great Kanto Earthquake (Taisho
Earthquake). In September 1st in 1923, the
massive earthquake jolted Kanto area.
The collapsing building and the inferno followed
the earthquake killed 140,000 people.
It devastated Tokyo and the vast section of the
surrounding area. It is recorded as one of the
worst natural disasters in the world in the 20th
The government proclaimed the martial
law in Sept. 2nd and placed more than 50, 000
soldiers around Tokyo. They undertook the
reconstruction works, maintained the law
and order. After this tragedy, Japan rapidly became
militarism - Imperialism oriented society.
||Artist's round signature with "ka" inside.|
||Excellent - very good.|
||Very Good ... Paper lightly toned. Slight specks.|
||7.2 inches = 18.2 cm|
||10.3 inches = 26.2 cm|
||Small and medium-sized prints (90% of all Japanese prints)..
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