Biography Nishiyama, Suishô 西山 翠嶂 (1879 - 1958)
Suishô Nishiyama was Kyoto born and bred. First he was one of Takeuchi Seihô's pupils, and in 1915 he married his daughter. During his career he became one of the most important figures in the Kyoto art world, a.o. Head of the Kyoto College of Fine Arts, where he taught Domoto Insho (1891-1975) and Yanagida Kako a.o.. He was also a member of the Imperial Art Academy and of the Art Committee for the Imperial Household. In 1957 he received the Order of Cultural Merit.
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