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KOSAKA, Gajin (1877 - 1953), Painter, print artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOSAKA, Gajin (1877 - 1953), Painter, print artist

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1877; died 1953.

Painter, print artist. Landscapes.

Gajin studied traditional painting under Bairei (1844-1895) and Shunkyo Yamaoto (1871-1933) before settling in Tokyo in 1907, where he studied painting at the Hakubakai Institute and Taiheiyo Western Painting Institute. He started making woodblock prints in 1922 and exhibited regularly at the Creative Print Society. From about 1930, he worked solely in black ink on

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