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FUNAKOSHI, Yasutake (1912 - 2002), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FUNAKOSHI, Yasutake (1912 - 2002), Sculptor

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1912, in Ninohe, Iwate; died 5 February 2002, in Tokyo.


Funakoshi Yasutake he entered the sculpture course at Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1934. In 1939 on graduating he co-founded the sculpture division of the Shin Seisaku Kyokai and started to carve in marble. In 1941 he opened a joint exhibit with Matsumoto Shunsuke in Morioka. He also entered works

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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