His series ASANO, TAKEJI was born in Kyoto in 1900 and lived to 1999. During his Life he Created Over 600 Different Woodblock Scenes and he is Recognised as one of Most Prolific and Most Talented of Shin Hanga Artists.
In 1930, along with other members of the Creative Print Society, he contributed to a series of prints titled “Creative Prints of Twelve Months in New Kyoto” (Sosaku-hanga shin Kyoto junikagetsu). It is no wonder that a Year Prior to his Death he was Honored with the Title of a Living National Treasure. He was Born in Asakusa, Tokyo, and became a student of Kiyotaka at the Age of 13.
NAKAZAWA, HIROMITSU was born in Tokyo and lived from 1874 to 1964 .
Like all woodblock artists from the 19th Century he created his own versions of some of the older series but his work is uniquely individual in style and displays his amazing artistic insight and creativity.
YOSHITOSHI, TAISO lived from 1839 until 1892 and is considered to be one of the greatest artists of the Meiji era.
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