Tokyo School bronze group of a couple eating their meal
Tokyo School bronze group of a couple eating their meal

Tokyo School bronze group of a couple eating their meal

1868 to 1912 Jamaica

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Tokyo School bronze group of a couple eating their meal over an hibachi,signed Nihon Tokyo Udagawa sei [Made by Udagawa Kazuo,Tokyo] 日本東京 宇田川製, Meiji Period.
UDAGAWA KAZUO 宇田川和雄 was listed as a member of the Tokyo
Chōkōkai 東京彫工会 (Tokyo Sculptors’ Society) with his address at
Shitaya-ku, Nicho-machi, 3-banchi, Tokyo. He was an artist from the
second generation of the Tokyo School, and exhibited at the major
exhibitions of his time:
The Naikoku Kangyo Hakurankai (Domestic Industrial Exhibition) in
Meiji 23 (1890) and Meiji 36 (1903)
The Third National industrial Exhibition in Meiji 23
The Fifth National Industrial Exhibition in Osaka in Meiji 36, using his
earlier name Udagawa Sutejiro 宇田川捨次郎, before adopting the
name Kazuo 和雄.
He also exhibited at major overseas exhibitions, as Udagawa Kazuo
including:
The Paris Great Exposition in 1900 award winning section 1, the
St. Louis Exposition in 1904 award winning section
and in 1910 at the Japan-British Exhibition-Shepherd’s Bush, London
also award winning section.
For examples of his work see the bronze “Farmer’s wife feeding a
baby on the bench” in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum
in Oxford, exhibition catalogue ‘Japanese Decorative Arts of the
Meiji Period’ by O. Impey & J. Seaman 2005, no. 32 pg.68.
Dimensions
Height 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
Width 50.00 cm (19.69 inches)
Depth 34.00 cm (13.39 inches)
Medium
bronze
Signed/Inscribed
Nihon Tokyo Udagawa sei [Made by Udagawa Kazuo,Tokyo] 日本東京 宇田川製
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