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Onchi, Kōshirōlocked

(b Tokyo, July 2, 1891; d Tokyo, June 3, 1955).
  • Toru Asano

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Japanese printmaker, poet and book designer. He studied at the Tokyo Art School from 1910 to 1915. Influenced by Yumeji Takehisa (1884–1934), a painter of highly popular sentimental portraits of women, and later by Edvard Munch and Vasily Kandinsky, he moved towards the expression of his inner feelings, which he termed lyricism. In ...

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