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Genjiro Kataoka

 (born 1867)
Genjiro Kataoka was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / Japan.  Genjiro Kataoka is known for painting, illustration.

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Genjiro Yeto (1867 - 1924) was born Genjiro Kataoka in Arita, Japan, and late in life reassumed the name Kataoka (It is known that as of 1914, he was again, or still, signing his paintings "G. Kataoka.")  Coming to the United States around 1891,  he studied at New York's Art Students League with Robert Blum, Kenyon Cox, John H. Twachtman and illustrator W. Appleton Clark.  Following his first solo exhibition at a New York gallery in 1901, he received a steady flow of commissions to illustrated Japanese-inspired fiction for American readers.  Those commissions included  "Tora's Happy Day" (1899), by Florence Peltier Perry; "A Japanese Nightingale" (1901) by Onoto Watanna; and "The American Diary of a Japanese Girl" (   ...  Displaying 750 of 2986 characters.

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