in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online September 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; Art Education; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; East Asian Art. 441 words.
(b Okayama prefecture, Japan, Nov 18, 1885; d California, Oct 6, 1975).
Japanese-born American painter. Obata is known for his sumi ink paintings, watercolors and woodblock...