Shimomura Kanzan

Shimomura Kanzan

▪ Japanese painter
original name  Shimomura Seizaburō  
born April 10, 1873, Wakayama, Japan
died May 10, 1930, Tokyo
 Japanese artist who contributed to the modernization of traditional Japanese painting.

      Shimomura went to Tokyo in 1881 to study painting and became a pupil of Kanō Hōgai and Hashimoto Gahō. One of the first students to enter the Tokyo Fine Arts School, founded in 1889, Shimomura joined its staff upon graduation, only to leave the school when the principal and famous art critic, Okakura Kakuzō, was ousted. Shimomura then joined the Japan Fine Arts Academy established by Okakura and Hashimoto. He was known for his mastery of traditional Japanese and Chinese painting and for his keen sense of colouring. Among his representative works are “Ōhara Gokō” (1908; “The Emperor's Visit to Ōhara”) and “Yorobōshi” (1915; “The Beggar Monk”).

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Kanzan Shimomura — Infobox Artist name = Kanzan Shimomura imagesize = 180px caption = Kanzan Shimomura birthname = Seizaburō Shimomura birthdate = 10 April 1873 location = Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan deathdate = 10 May 1930 deathplace = nationality = Japanese field …   Wikipedia

  • Shimomura — bezeichnet: ein Dorf (mura) in der Präfektur Toyama: Shimo (Toyama) (heute: Imizu) ein Lehen in der Provinz Mutsu (später Provinz Iwashiro): Shimomura (Mutsu) ein Lehen in der Provinz Noto: Shimomura (Noto) Shimomura ist der Familienname… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shimomura — is a common Japanese surname, it may refer to the following people:*Hakubun Shimomura Japanese politician *Kanzan Shimomura nihonga painter *Kotaro Shimomura Japanese chemical engineer *Osamu Shimomura Japanese chemist and marine biologist *Roger …   Wikipedia

  • Hishida Shunsō — Infobox Artist name = Hishida Shunsō imagesize = 180px caption = Hishida Shunsō birthname = Hishida Miyoji birthdate = 21 September 1874 location = Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan deathdate = 16 September 1911 deathplace = nationality = Japanese field …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese painting — is one of the oldest and most highly refined of the Japanese arts, encompassing a wide variety of genre and styles. As with the history of Japanese arts in general, the history Japanese painting is a long history of synthesis and competition… …   Wikipedia

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • List of Nihonga painters — This is an alphabetical list of painters who are known for painting in the Nihonga style.Artists are listed by the native order of Japanese names, family name followed by given name, to ensure consistency even though some artists may be known… …   Wikipedia

  • Pintura de Japón — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ciruelos blancos en primavera (c.1705 10), por Ogata Kōrin. La pintura esta realizada bajo el estilo Yamato e, utilizando una técnica de tempera seca que exalta la sinuosidad de las líneas logrando un efecto de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Yokoyama Taikan — ▪ Japanese painter original name  Sakai Hidemaro   born Nov. 2, 1868, Mito, Japan died Feb. 26, 1958, Tokyo  Japanese painter who, with his friend Hishida Shunsō, contributed to the revitalization of traditional Japanese painting in the modern… …   Universalium

  • Narashige Koide — Self Portrait Born October 13, 1887(1887 10 13) Osaka Japan …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”