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Biography Hiroshima, Shintar˘ (1889 - 1951)

Born in Tokushima, Hiroshima Shintar˘ graduated at the Japanese-style painting division of the Tokyo School of FIne Arts in 1912. He also studied at the school of Hakubakai (the White Horse Society), founded by Kuroda Seiki (1866-1924) in 1896.
In 1914 he started making woodblock prints, and he contributed to Kamen and to the only exhibition of the short-lived Nihon S˘saku-Hanga Club in 1916. In 1920 he changed his name to K˘ho. He was a member of the Nihon S˘saku Hanga Ky˘kai and of its successor, the Nihon Hanga Ky˘kai. In the latter part of his career he concentrated on painting, becoming an exhibitor and juror of both the Teiten and Nitten.



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