ARTISTS

Amita Arthur & Bond Asahi Shoten Ashihara Fujii, Yoshitoyo Fukui Hagiya, Katsuhira Hattori, Kintaro Ikeda, Seisuke G. Ikoma Kagawa, Katsuhiro Kawano, Yoshinosuke Komai, Otojiro Komai, Seibei Kuhn & Komor Kumeno, Teitaro Kuroda, Kiichi Kyoto Damascene Mitsui, Yoshio Mitsukoshi Miyamoto Shoko Murakami Toyo Nagata Namikawa, Yasuyuki Nogawa, Noboru Ogurusu Ohayo Okubo Brothers Samurai Shokai Takeda Brothers Uyeda, Kichigoro Yamanaka

Amita Co. artists: Minai, Torahiko Kanamori, Takeshi

Other artists

MITSUI, YOSHIO 三井義夫 (1899-1959)

HISTORY

Yoshio Mitsui born on September 22, 1899 in Negishi town (now Taito) in Tokyo. Started to study engraving under Kiyoshi Umino (海野 清). In 1928 he graduated from Tokyo Fine Arts School (now Tokyo University of Arts) and continued to study under Umino.

Silver picture by Yoshio Mitsui depicting three trouts.

Mitsui often pictured fishes on his works: carps, goldfishes, trouts, perches, etc.

Silver picture by Yoshio Mitsui depicting two Japanese red sea perches.

Participated in various japanese fine arts exhibitions and in 1956 received the Academy of Arts Award at the 12th Fine Arts Exhibition for his engraved and inlaid vase.

Silver picture by Yoshio Mitsui depicting a tropical fish.

Yoshio Mitsui died on January 2, 1959 in Japan Medical University Hospital from liver cirrhosis.

ADDRESS

Taito, Tokyo

EXHIBITIONS

Participated in the following exhibitions (from "Year book of Japanese Art", 1960):
1927: 8th Japan Art Exhibition: "Jewelry box with a garden scenery" (楽園之図手箱).
1928: 9th Imperial Arts Institute Exhibition: "Sea" (海彫金手筥).
1930: 11th Imperial Arts Institute Exhibition: "Blackened copper dish" (黒味銅製盤).
1931: 12th Imperial Arts Institute Exhibition: "Bowl for vegetables and fruits" (青果器).
1932: 13th Imperial Arts Institute Exhibition: "Blackened copper vase" (黒味銅花瓶).
1933: 14th Imperial Arts Institute Exhibition: "Iron square dish for fish" (魚鉄方盤).
1934: 15th Imperial Arts Institute Exhibition: "Chrysanthemum small bowl" (菊水紋小鉢).
1936: Reorganized Imperial Arts Institute Exhibition: "Blackened copper bowl" (黒味銅小鉢).
1936: Pilot Ministry of Education Art Exhibition: "Inlaid confectionery dish" (象嵌菓子器).
1937: 1st Ministry of Education Art Exhibition: "Engraved inlaid dish" (彫金象嵌水盤).
1938: 2nd Ministry of Education Art Exhibition: "Iron moribana flowers pot" (鉄盛花器).
1939: 3rd Ministry of Education Art Exhibition: "Shibuichi inlaid vase" (四分一象嵌花瓶).
1940: Grand International Exposition of Japan: "Egraved inlaid bowl" (彫金象嵌盛器).
1941: 4th Ministry of Education Art Exhibition: "Engraved inlaid vase" (彫金象嵌花器).
1943: 6th Ministry of Education Art Exhibition: "Brass vase" (黄銅花器).
1944: Wartime Ministry of Education Art Exhibition: "Blackened copper vase" (黒味銅花器).
1947: 3rd Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Flat inlaid brass vase" (平象嵌黄銅花器).
1948: 4th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Engraved inlaid box" (彫金平象嵌筥).
1949: 5th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Flat inlaid vase" (金工平象嵌花器).
1950: 6th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Engraved flower vase" (彫金花盛).
1951: 7th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Blackened copper vase" (黒味銅花瓶).
1952: 8th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Inlaid vase with catfish" (彫金象嵌筥 - ナマズ).
1953: 9th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Taking off bird figurine" (打出福久置物).
1954: 10th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Engraved inlaid glazed vase" (彫金象嵌魚文花瓶).
1955: 11th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Inlaid vase with catfish" (彫金象嵌花器 - ナマズ).
1956: 12th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Engraved silver vase" (彫金銀花器). Won the Japan Art Academy prize.
1956: 42th Kofukai Exhibition: "Vase" (花瓶).
1957: 13th Japanese Fine Arts Exhibition: "Inlaid vase" (象嵌花器).
1957: 43th Kofukai Exhibition: "Picture frame with monkey" (猿之額).
1958: 43th Kofukai Exhibition: "Engraved dish with crab" (金彩蟹文飾皿).

MARKS


Yoshio Mitsui signature with seal:
義夫 (Yoshio) 作 (made by)
Yoshio Saku
Made by Yoshio



三井義夫
三井 (Mitsui) 義夫 (Yoshio)

EXAMPLES (from the internet)