Mamoru Hiyoshi
Born in Tokyo, Hiyoshi Mamoru studied art with Okada Saburosuke and graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. In the early 1950's, he designed brightly colored woodblock prints of Korean people and their customs. The prints were published by Kyoto Hanga-In. Many of Mamoru's prints are signed in English, M. Hiyoshi


Family at home (?) Thunder in the Farming Land Showers in the Farming Land Three Koreans
Unknown Title - Family at Home
[1st edition]
Thunder and Showers in the Farming Land
[1st edition]

Unknown Title - Three Koreans
[1st edition]
Totem Poles Hiyoshi Mamoru - Korean Market Korean Market A Snow Man
Totem Poles
[1st edition]
Hiyoshi Mamoru
Korean Market
1951
[1st edition]


Unknown Title - Koreans Washing Clothes A Snow Man
[1st edition]
Hiyoshi Mamoru - Korean Scene (Gate of Castle) Hiyoshi Mamoru - Children's Games Hiyoshi Mamoru - Cormorant Fishing Scene 1 Hiyoshi Mamoru - Cormorant Fishing Scene 2
Hiyoshi Mamoru
Korean Scene (Gate of Castle)
1951
[1st edition]


Hiyoshi Mamoru
Children's Games
1952
[1st edition]


Hiyoshi Mamoru
Cormorant Fishing Scene 1
1950s


Hiyoshi Mamoru
Cormorant Fishing Scene 2
1950s


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Literature sources used for artist biographies:
  • Various web sources;
  • Merritt, Helen and Yamada, Nanako, "Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints 1900-1975", University of Hawaii Press, 1995, ISBN 0-8248-1732-X.

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