20th century Printmaker
Knew Munakata Shiko from childhood, studied etching at Etching Institute of Nishida Takeo and oil painting and drawing at a private painting school, studied woodblock with Onchi Koshiro and Maekawa Senpan, represented Japan in international competitions, later works with semiabstract prints of patterns and designs.
Began making woodblocks in middle school. During WWII he worked in the welfare department of the Iwasaki Communications Facilities and managed entertainment for employees. Began to work in abstract.