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MIZUFUNE, Rokushu (1912 - 1980), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MIZUFUNE, Rokushu (1912 - 1980), Sculptor, engraver

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1912, in Hiroshima Prefecture; died 1980 or 1981.

Sculptor, engraver.

Mizufune left the university of fine arts in Tokyo in 1936 with a diploma in sculpture. He practised wood engraving alongside sculpture, and was a member of the Japanese association of engraving as well as a co-founder of the association of education for engraving in 1937. His abstract engravings are highly coloured.

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