lithograph with artist's MK seal at lower right, ca. 1910-20s
7 1/8 by 5 1/8 in., 18.2 by 13 cm
Katsumi Miyake was born in Tokushima prefecture. He studied with Yukihiko Soyama and Naojiro Harada. From 1897 to 1899, he took art classes at Yale University. In 1912 he was one of the founding members of the association of Western-style paintings, Kofukai, and contributed to the magazine Kofu, as well as the government sponsored exhibitions Bunten, Teiten and Shin Bunten. A judge at Teiten. Appointed member of Japan Art Academy in 1951. He made lithographs and woodblock prints, and was known to have worked with the carver Inoue Bonkotsu and the printer Nishimura Kumakichi. Miyake was well known as a watercolorist and wrote many books about watercolor painting.
(inv. no. 10-3630)
Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays by appointment only
Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
to schedule a visit between 11am and 4pm preferably for no more than two individuals at a time.
Visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing at their discretion.
site last updated
October 14, 2021
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475
Join our mailing list...