(1870 - 1965)
Yamamoto Shoun was active/lived in Japan. Yamamoto Shoun is known for painting.
Biography Yamamoto Shoun
A native of Kochi Prefecture, Yamamoto Shoun started his artistic training at the age of nine and briefly made his living as a decorator of ceramics before entering the studio of Taki Katei in 1888. He spent two decades working mainly as a news illustrator but also made his debut as a Nihonga painter in 1896 with a scroll of Cranes and Pine shown at the first exhibition of the Nihon Kaiga Kyokai (Japan Painting Association).