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39. Okamura Kôichi (1904-1974)
Modern Nihonga
Snow on the river
Signed: Kôichi
Seals: Kôichi
Technique: colours on silk 38.8 x 41.9
Mounting: light olive green damask and beige silk
123 x 54
Box: inscribed
Condition: very good

Kôichi graduated in 1928 from the Kyoto Art School. During his time at the School he had also studied with Nishimura Goun (1877-1938). He won a special mention at the 2nd Nitten in 1946.
In 1948 he was one of the founders of the the Sōzōbijutsu, “Creation of Art”, the so called “Sō gakai”. In 1960 he became a professor at the Kyoto City University of Arts.

Reference:
Aburai p. 90

Price: EUR 1,000 / USD 1,185