|Koyo Yasumoto - Tagayasu Hito (The Cultivator)|
|Contact: Charles Schwartz|
Company: Charles Schwartz Ltd.
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Company: New York, NY 10128 USA
|Image Date: 1922|
|Print Date: 1922|
|Dimensions: 3.75 x 5 in. (95 x 127 mm)|
|Photo Country: Japan|
|Photographer Country: Japan|
|Description: This image is from Bunka Shashin-shu, the magazine published by the Tokyo-based photo group Shashin Bunka Kyokai. The publication was influenced by Stieglitz's Camera Work. The group held regular juried exhibitions that included work by leading Japanese pictorialists of the 1920s. Top selections were published their magazine. There were only three issues: June, August , and September of 1922.
This image is form Volume 1, Plate 30-2 of the publication.
Yasumoto (1889-1944 )was from Fukuoka. He was published in Photo Times and other prominent photography magazines of the day, and became a member of Nihon Koga Kyokai where he was recognized for his works depicting distorted landscapes. In 1931-32 he traveled to the United States with 2 other Japanese photographers, and was therefore influenced by the photography art scene in America. Please contact the gallery for a quote on shipping and insurance costs. If applicable, residents of New York will be charged sales tax. International clients will be responsible for their VAT. Please note that we do not ship internationally on items under $1,000.|