Toichi KATO

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Fishing Fire, woodcut by Toichi KATOFishing Fire
Fishing Fire, lithograph by Toichi KATOFishing Fire
Wind God, silkscreen by Toichi KATOWind God
Carp, woodcut by Toichi KATOCarp
Fisherman's Fire, lithograph by Toichi KATOFisherman's Fire
Cormorant Fishing, woodcut by Toichi KATOCormorant Fishing
Folklore, woodcut by Toichi KATOFolklore
Snowy Fuji in Spring, lithograph by Toichi KATOSnowy Fuji in Spring
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Biography of Toichi KATO

Portrait of Toichi KATO1916 - Japanese painter Toichi KATO was born in Gifu Prefecture.
1941 - Entered Tokyo School of Fine Arts.
1947 - Graduated from Tokyo School of Fine Arts. Awarded his first prize at the 3rd Nitten Exhibition.
1948 - Became a pupil of Hoshun YAMAGUCHI.
1952 - Won the Special Award at the 8th Nitten Exhibition.
1961 - Appointed to the Judge of the Shin-nitten Exhibition.
1970 - Awarded the Prime Minister Prize at the Reorganized Nitten Exhibition.
1975 - Appointed to the Director of the Nitten. Exhibited his work "Wind God" at the 7th Reorganized Nitten Exhibition.
1977 - Received the Japan Art Academy Award. Took office as the Executive Director of the Nitten.
1984 - Appointed to the member of The Japan Art Academy.
1987 - Took office as the Director-General of the Nitten.
1989 - Appointed to the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Nitten.
1991 - Completed paintings on the wall of Kinkaku-ji temple.
1995 - Designated a Person of Cultural Merit.
1996 - Appointed to an adviser of the Nitten. Toichi KATO passed away at the age of 80.

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