Artwork Details for Kato Eika (watercolour) "Rice Cutter on a Bridge in Autumn"

Kato Eika (watercolour) - Rice Cutter on a Bridge in Autumn

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Rice Cutter on a Bridge in Autumn
by Kato Eika (watercolour)

Artist:Kato Eika (watercolour)
Title:Rice Cutter on a Bridge in Autumn (1)
Medium:Watercolour - 水彩画
Format:Chuban - 中判, 15.6 x 26.5cm (image size)
Artwork Code:13369-Kato_Eika
Notes:Signature 'E. Kato' at lower right.

The back has an original paper label signed H. Takemura & Co 45 Bentendori Yokohama Japan, so it would appear Takemura was a distributor for Kato watercolours. Based on this sticker we date this watercolour to the late 1930s.
(1) This artwork is either untitled or the title is unknown.

This artwork is from my personal collection and is not for sale.

Artist Biography:
1869, April - Born Saichiro Kato, he took Eika Kato as a pseudonym. 1886 - Learnt watercolor painting from Toru Azukisawa. 1888 - Moved to Yokohama. 1889 - Learnt Japanese style painting techniques from Beisen Kubota. 1892, September - Married Kiku Tanaka. 1909, March - Announced an exhibition of 50 watercolours. 1910~ - Extend over several decades, painted watercolours in Hong Kong. 1942, September - Died at the age of 74. Buried in Kuboyama cemetery.
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