Biography Kuroki, Sadao (1908 - 1984)
Sadao Kuroki was born in Nobeoka, Miyazaki prefecture. After having studied western-style painting he studied hanga in a short course with Un'ichi Hiratsuka (1895-1997) in Oita in 1934 and with K˘shir˘ Onchi (1891-1955) after that. He was a member of the Nihon Hanga Ky˘kai and of many other print groups.
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He contributed to Kitsutsuki hangashű, 1943, and to Picture notes on native customs of Japan - Nihon minzoku zufu in 1946. His signature is often "SA" or the character 貞 on early prints.
See also prints from Hiratsuka, Un'ichi (1895-1997)
See also prints from Onchi, K˘shir˘ (1891-1955)