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Hiraga, Kamesukelocked

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 25 September 1889, in Mie; died 5 November 1971, in Paris.

Painter, engraver (including etching). Figures, landscapes, flowers. Murals.

Hiraga Kamesuke studied under Jules Pagès at the San Francisco Art Institute, where he won the First Grand Prize, and under Paul-Albert Laurens and Lucien Simon at the Académie Julian in Paris. He painted decorations for the Japanese embassies in Berlin, Washington and Panama, and the Consulates General in Hong Kong and Honolulu. Primarily a landscape artist, he worked much in Brittany. He exhibited at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris ...

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