Hamaguchi, Yozo (1909-2000)

Born in Wakayama, Japan, 1909. Studies sculpture at the
Tokyo School of Fine Arts, 1928-January, 1930.  
At age 21,he moved to Paris for independent studies in painting,
sculpture and drawing at the Academie Grande Chamiere.
He was awarded prizes at the Sao Paulo Biennale and the first
International Biennial Print Exhibition in Tokyo in 1957.
His first solo exhibition, which comprised over 160 prints was
held in Japan at the National Museum of Art in Osaka. 
He is known as the Master of Mezzotint. Hamaguchi died on
December 25, 2000.

Public Collection

The metropolitan Museum
The MOMA in New York
Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris
The Art Institute of Chicago
San Francisco Fine Arts Museum
The National Gallery in Washington DC
The British Museum
The Wakayama Museum of Modern Art.
The Cleveland Museum
The Musee Hamaguchi Yozo Yamasa collection in Tokyo