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Heizo Kanayama

Full name: Heizo Kanayama
Original name: 金山 平三
Gender: Male
Born: December 18, 1883 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Died: July 15, 1964 in Toshima, Tokyo, Japan
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Art Competitions


Japanese painter Heizo Kanayama entered Tokyo Bijutsu School in the Western painting department at the age of 21 years, and his talent was recognized immediately. He learned the technique of oil painting in Europe, beginning in 1912 in France, and studied abroad for the next four years. Kanayama traveled around Europe, and painted mainly in Paris until 1915. Back in Japan he spent his winters in Nagano from 1917, painting mainly winter landscapes as his nickname “snow painter” indicated. He worked alone without belonging to any societies.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Japan JPN AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Japan Final Standings AC Skating
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