Biography of Japanese Painter

Kitsuda Eihoh (1902 - 1974)

Eihoh was born in the 35th year of the Meiji era in Nihonbashi of Tokyo.
He studied the Nanga style painting under Komuro Suiun.
Eihoh was accepted for the exhibitions held by the Nihon Nanga-In for several times.
In 1930 and 1931, he was accepted for the Teiten Exhibitions in a row.
In addition, Eihoh was accepted for the Teiten and Shin-Bunten Exhibitions for several times.
In 1941, he won the special prize of the 4th Shin-Bunten Exhibition.
After World War 2, he participated in establishing the Nanga-In.
Later, Eihoh became a member of the Nihon Nanga-In.
He also accepted for the Nitten Exhibitions for several times from the first exhibition held in the spring of 1946.
He deceased in the 49th year of the Showa era at the age of 73.

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