Okamoto, Shogo (1920 - 2001)

Kaki no Kisetsu

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: 1979
Size (H x W): 22 x 17.5 (inches)
Edition: 36/100
Signature: S. Okamoto
Condition: Very good color, impression and state


About the artist

Born in 1920, Shogo Okamoto was a print artist active during the Showa Period (1926-1989). He attended Tokyo University of Fine Arts, working mainly in etching and aquatint. During the 1970s and 1980s, Okamoto participated in exhibitions in Japan, Canada, France, and China before becoming a professor of printmaking in China in 1983. He is known for his masterful landscapes, whether black-and-white or bursting with color.