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Hanko real name: Jojiro Kajitalocked


Japanese, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1870, in Tokyo; died 1917.

Painter. Portraits.

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....

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