Providing fine art to collectors, museums, corporations, and the trade since 1977.
Specializing in rare 18th - 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints
Born in Mashiko, Tochigi prefecture, he was a close friend of Hamada Shoji. Studied with Hiratsuka Unichi in 1935 and Munakata Shiko in 1936. Exhibited widely with solo shows at the Tokyo Biennale, Sao Paulo, London, Berlin, Boston and Dublin. His style involves deep embossing by forcing damp paper into the grooves of a carved woodblock under pressure.