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44. Sawa Kôjin (1905-1982)
Modern Nihonga
Aso Mountain
Signed: Kôjin
Seals: Kôjin
Technique: colours on silk 43,3 x 51,8
Mounting: beige gold damask and beige damask
plastic rollers, 139,5 x 66,5
Box: signed double box
Condition: Some stains in the mounting otherwise very good

Köjin was born in Kyoto. He studied with Nishiyama Suishô (1879-1958). In 1924 he moved to Tokyo, but went back to Kyoto after he had failed to enter the Teiten in 1927. He won a prize at the 12th Teiten in 1931. The next year he married his fellow artist Akino Fuku (1908-2001).

Reference:
Aburai p. 197

Availability: On Request