Hiroshima Museum of Art


KODAMA Kibou1898-1971

A Japanese-style painter who was active chiefly in the Salon of Japan. He established a position to paint many sublime landscapes with unique decorativeness in addition to detailed realistic description. Subsequently he expanded the scope of themes such as flowers, small animals, and historical paintings. After the World War II he also tried the new technique integrated with the Western-style.

Nachi Waterfalls

India ink on silk, frame 62.0*70.6 cm


Mt. Fuji

Color on silk, frame 51.2*118.4 cm