Japanese, 20th century, male.
Born 1895, in Matsue (Shimane Prefecture); died 1997.
Painter, engraver (wood). Religious subjects, nudes.
The grandson of an architect and son of a carpenter, Hiratsuka graduated from Matsue Commercial School before studying Western painting with Ishii Hakutei and Umehara Ryuzaburo and woodblock printing with Igami Bonkotsu. He exhibited woodblock prints in the ...