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YUICHI INOUE (1916-1985)

SHOKU [BELONGING], 1976
sumi on paper, sealed Yuichi, dated 76/3/10
without frame: 126 x 225cm, 49 3/4  x 88 3/4  in. 
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Provenance

Japan Art, Frankfurt, Germany

Literature

YU-ICHI, Catalogue Raisonne of works 1949 - 1985 vols.1-3, vol.2 1970-1976 (Tokyo, 1998), no.76015

Catalogue Note

Yūichi Inoue (1916-1985) was born in Tokyo the son of an antique dealer. In 1935 he graduated from Tokyo Prefectural Aoyama Normal School (present-day Tokyo Gakugei University) and began working as an elementary school teacher at Yokogawa National School, Tokyo.

In 1952 Inoue along with four other disciples of Sōkyū Ueda; Shiryū Morita (1912-1999), Eguchi Sōgen (1919-) Sekiya Yoshimichi (b.1920) and Nakamura Bokushi (dates unknown) left Keiseikai to found the avant-garde calligraphy group Bokujinkai

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