Kamisaka Sekka (1866~1942)

Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942)
Kamisaka Sekkawas an important artistic figure in early twentieth-century Japan.
Born in Kyoto to a Samurai family, his talents for art and design were recognized early.
He eventually allied himself with the traditional Rimpa school of art.
He is considered the last great proponent of this artistic tradition.
Sekka also worked in lacquer and in a variety of other media.