Nakagawa, Hachiro (1877 - 1922), "Temple in the Rain"
|Title||Temple in the Rain|
|Medium||Watercolor on paper|
|Size||17 -1/2 x 26 "|
Notes: Signed and dated in ink in the lower right: "N. Nakagawa. 1905".
Born in Ehime-ken; Nakagawa lived in Tokyo. A pupil of Matsubara Sangoro and Koyama Shotaro, Nakagawa traveled to Europe in 1899 to study. Known for his Western-style paintings, in 1902 he founded the Taikeiyo Gankai and returned to Europe again in 1903. He also traveled to America during his career to study and continue painting.
A frequent exhibitor and prize winner at the Bunten. Specialized in painting landscapes in a romantic academic manner with some impressionist touches.
His works reside in numerous museum collections.