Kawakami Sumio

Kawakami Sumio
Kawakami Sumio (1895-1972)

Kawakami Sumio was a teacher for English in Utsunomiya, Tochigi and a self-taught sosaku hanga artist. He was a modest man and considered himself an amateur printmaker. Today Kawakami prints are to be found in important museum collections. And a complete museum is devoted exclusively to his woodblocks.

All Shohan, original