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Yokoyama Taikan

History
Yokoyama Taikan


Seikihoukou, Yokoyama Taikan
Seikihoukou, Yokoyama Taikan

A Day in the Pacific Ocean
Yokoyama Taikan
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Seikihoukou
Yokoyama Taikan
Woodcut
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Fuji Reihou, Yokoyama Taikan
 

Fuji Reihou
Yokoyama Taikan
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History

1868

On September 18, Yokoyama Taikan was born in Mito city, Ibaragi Prefecture.

1889

He entered Tokyo School of Fine Arts (existing Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music).

1893

He graduated from Tokyo School of Fine Arts.

1895

He took office to a teacher of Kyoto-shi Bijutsu Kougei Gakko (existing Kyoto City Dohda Senior High School of Arts).

1896

He was appointed to the assistant professor of Tokyo School of Fine Arts.

1898

He took part in the establishment of the Nihon-Bijutsuin, and took office to the councilor of it.

1907

The "Monbusho Bijutsu Tenrankai" was established, and Yokoyama Taikan was appointed to the judge of it. He exhibited at the 1st "Bunten" exhibition.

1914

Yokoyama Taikan, Shimomura Kanzan and others restored the Nihon Bijutsuin.

1928

He exhibited "Tachiaoi" at the 15th Inten exhibition, and he presented it to Mussolini, the prime minister later.

1935

He was appointed to a member of the Shin-teikoku Bijutsuin.

1937

He was given the 1st Order of Culture with Takeuchi Seiho and others.

1949

He offered his resignation to the Nihon Geijutsuin because of his age.

1958

On February 26, Yokoyama Taikan passed away at 89 years old, and he was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun.




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