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Eizo Kato

Full name: Eizo Kato
Original name: 栄三 加藤
Gender: Male
Born: August 20, 1906 in Gifu, Gifu, Japan
Died: May 24, 1972 in Gifu, Gifu, Japan
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Art Competitions


Eizo Kato studied traditional Japanese painting at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in the Nihonga style. In 1929 won the first prize at the 10th Emperor’s Exhibition and became a student of Somail Yuki in 1931. Although many of his works were lost during the air raids of the World War II, he was awarded the prestigious Japan Art Academy Award in 1959. It was during that time that he concentrated on cormorant fishing as his main subject. In 1969 he became the director of the Nitten Fine Arts Exhibition and two years later, he took part in his last major exhibition. To Kato and his younger brother Toichi, who was a painter himself, was dedicated the Memorial Art Museum in Gifu, which officially opened in 1991.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Japan JPN AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Art Competitions Japan Final Standings AC Schwimmen
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