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KUNIYOSHI, Yasuo (1889 - 1953), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KUNIYOSHI, Yasuo (1889 - 1953), Painter, draughtsman

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Active and naturalised in the USA from 1906.

Born 1889, in Okayama; died 1953, in New York.

Painter, draughtsman. Figures, nudes, scenes with figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Yasuo Kuniyoshi settled in Seattle in 1906 and worked in various jobs before developing an interest in art. He started his training in Los Angeles before going to New York in 1916 to continue his

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