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Name: JAPANESE CIRCA 1936 BRONZE HAWK BY TSUDA SHINOBU
SOLD
Inventory #: UNK-233
Description: Japanese circa 1936 bronze hawk on rock OKIMONO by master metal artist TSUDA SHINOBU (1875-1946). TSUDA SHINOBU was born in 1875 in Chiba Prefecture. He studied under Okazaki Sessei and graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Art in 1900. In 1902, he returned to the school as an assistant professor, becoming a full professor in 1919. He began exhibiting his work in Meiji 40 or 1907 at the Tokyo Kangyö Hakurankai or Tokyo Industrial Exposition. A juror and exhibitor for the Japanese delegation to the Paris Exposition in 1925, Shinobu was twice decorated by the government of France, in 1928 and again in 1933. In 1935, he became a member of the Teikoku Bijutsuin or Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, and in 1937 of the Teikoku Geijutsuin or Imperial Arts Academy. An exhibitor at the Teiten, the Höshukuten and Shin-Bunten, Tsuda Shinobu was one of the foremost artists working in metal in the decades prior to the Pacific War. The piece is signed DAIJU, the GO name for him. The OKIMONO measure 9" tall, 4 3/8" wide and 3" deep. (rukasu)
Age: Circa 1936
Size: See Description
Price: Sold