|Benji Asada 1899-1984 - Poppies - Ca. late 1940’s to early 1950’s|
Benji Asada is a typical Kyoto painter and printmaker. He received his art training at Kyoto City School of Fine Arts and Crafts and Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting. Benji Asada was an honor student of Goun Nishimura. In 1920s and 1930s he was active with the Kyoto and Tokyo Sosaku Hanga artists. He contributed to different group series - “Creative Prints of Twelve Months in New Kyoto” and “100 Views of New Japan”. His major activities were on paintings in Japanese style.
|Nihofu (Nio) Mizushima 1884-1958 - Manners and Customs in Theater in Taisho Era - Maiko in Tea House - Ca. 1910 - 20s.|