Mori Getsujō

NAME Mori Getsujō / 森月城
BIRTH & DEATH 1887-1961
BIRTH PLACE Hyogo pref.

PEN NAME 月城
MASTER Takeuchi Seihō
POSITION Became exempted from future examinations required to display art in the exhibition of the Teiten and the Shin Bunten.
RECORD OF AWARDS
  • 1908: Won a prize at the 2nd Bunten.
  • 1919: Won a prize at the 1st Teiten.
  • Hyogo Prefectural Cultural Prize
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DESCRIPTION

Mori Getsujō (森月城, 1887-1961) was a Japanese-style painter.

He was born in Hyogo pref. His master was Takeuchi Seihō, and he closely followed his teacher’s style. In the period before WWII, he often exhibited at both Bunten and Teiten exhibitions, winning many awards. Became exempted from future examinations required to display art in the exhibition of the Teiten and the Shin Bunten. His specialty was landscape paintings and animal paintings.

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