Hanko real name: Jojiro Kajita
Japanese, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1870, in Tokyo; died 1917.
Hanko was a follower of Nabeta Gyokuei and an artist of the Shijo School, a Realist school founded by Goshun (1752-1811). He was a member of the Nihon Kaiga Kyokai (Japanese Painting Association) and the Nihon Bijustsu-in (Japanese Art Association), and was also director of the technical college in Toyama. He established his own style gradually and specialised in portraits. A lot of his work was done for magazines....