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HAMADA, Shoji (1894 - 1977), Ceramicist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HAMADA, Shoji (1894 - 1977), Ceramicist

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born c. 1894, in Takatsu; died 5 January 1977, in Mashiko, near Tokyo.

Ceramicist.

Hamada Shoji originally wanted to become a painter, but after visiting an exhibition of works by Tomimoto Kenkichi, decided to become a ceramist. He began studying at the technical college in Tokyo in 1913. After graduating, he worked at the Ceramic Research Institute in Kyoto and visited Kenkichi in

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