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Miyake Kôhaku (1893-1957)
Nihonga
The upper reaches of Kyuryû(?) stream
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Technique: sumi and light colours on paper 52,5 x 37,3
Date: c. 1930
Condition: joined sheets, good

Kôhaku (Miyake Seiichi) was the son of the Shijô painter Miyake Gokyô (1864-1919). He was noted as being a much-admired practitioner of jimbutsu-ga or human images, and a wonderful draftsman. He graduated from the Kyoto Municipal School of Fine Arts and Crafts, where he studied under Yamamoto Shunkyô (1871-1933). Kôhaku was a frequent exhibitor with the Bunten, the Teiten and the Nitten.

Reference:
Aburai (20th) p. 373
Roberts p. 110
Araki p. 2358


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