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KATAOKA, Tamako (1905 - 2008), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KATAOKA, Tamako (1905 - 2008), Painter

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Japanese, 20th century, female.

Born 5 January 1905, in Sapporo (Hokkaido); died 21 January 2008, in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes.

In 1923, Kataoka decided to go to Tokyo and enrol in the department of traditional Japanese painting, or Nihon-ga, at the School of Fine Art for Women, where she studied under Tadao Yoshimura and took drawing classes with Onichiro Tomita. In 1925 she refused

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