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Hironobu Kaneko

Full name: Hironobu Kaneko
Original name: 金子 博信
Other name(s): Umekichi Kaneko, 金子 梅吉
Gender: Male
Born: June 5, 1898 in Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: August 17, 1988 in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Art Competitions


Born at the foot of the Kora Mountain, Hironobu Kaneko graduated from Akiyoshi Junior High School. He attended the Tokyo School of Fine Arts and finished his studies in the western painting department in 1924. Kaneko studied under Sōtarō Yasui, developing from a realistic style to impressionism. In the 1920s he returned home for some time but moved to Tokyo when the success of fellow painter Saeki Yūzō in France became apparent. Kaneko’s first major exhibition came at the 17th Nika held by The Second Society in 1928. After presenting at the exhibitions of the Ichisuikai art group and winning their award, he later became a group member. He was also invited to show his paintings at the New Bunten Exhibition. Kaneko continued to produce paintings after World War II as a member of Ichisuikai.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 38 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 38 Berlin Art Competitions Japan Final Standings AC Judo, Nationalsport
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