Hirakushi, Denchu or Hiragushi
Japanese, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1872, in Okayama Prefecture; died 1979.
Sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological figures, local figures, portraits.
Hirakushi studied sculpture under Takamura Koun and was soon selected to take part in the Bunten (ministry of education) exhibition and exhibitions at the art institute. In ...