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37.3 Katô Eizô (1906-1972)
Modern
Kakuriwa - Reef
Signed: Eizô
Seals: Eizô
Technique: colours, gold and mica on paper 37.8 x 44
Mounting: grey-brown-gold silk and beige silk
plastic? rollers, 130 x 56,6
Box: signed
Condition: fine

Eizō was born in Gifu's Mizono-chō, son of a lacquerware merchant. He graduated from Gifu Commercial High School in 1923. In 1926, he went to the Tokyo School of Fine Arts and studied Nihonga for five years. After his graduation, he participated in several exhibitions. Many of his works were destroyed in the Gifu air raids of July 9 1945. In1991, the Eizō & Tōichi Katō Memorial Art Museum was opened in Gifu. Katō Tōichi (1916-1996) was Eizō’s younger brother.

Reference:
Aburai p. 110-11

Availability: On Request