Born near Hamamatsu, he lived 1870-1949. At the age of 15 he went to Tokyo to study under Matsuzaki, a carver for Kobayashi Kiyochika. Kiyochika took him into his home where he remained for 19 years. During the Sino-Japanese war he deigned woodblock prints, later he worked as a lithographer.
by Watanabe, Kawaguchi and Doi from 1932..His works are often characterized by dramatic light.
He followed Hasui and Yoshida, however his career lasted longer than theirs and he lived an eventful life
All of these woodblock images are Oban size 9 1/2x 14" and areall $650
Title: Mt Fuji over Lake Shojin
Publisher: Doi SOLD
Title: Lake Yamanaka
Publisher: Seki SOLD
Title: View of Mt Fuji from from Fuji River
Publisher: Baba SeizandO
Publisher: S. Watanabe