Hiroshima Museum of Art

UMEHARA Ryuzaburo

UMEHARA Ryuzaburo1888-1986

A Western-style painter in Japan. He was active in the Showa period, called ‘The Epoch of Yasui and Umehara’, with his rival, YASUI Sotaro. He made a decorative style of painting with gorgeous vivid colors and touches, called ‘The Umehara Style’.


1936 oil on canvas 80.6*65.0 cm


Karuizawa in Autumn

1974 oil on canvas  91.0*117.2cm


Mt. Asama

distemper on canvas 52.5*15.5 cm