• Ryunosuke Akutagawa

    1892 - 1927

    Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1892 - 1927)

    Author. ┬áHe is best known for the short story “Rashomon”, which he published in 1915. During his career he refrained from writing full-length novels, focusing instead on the short story as his main medium of expression. He began writing after entering Tokyo Imperial University in 1913 and was further encouraged by the praise that novelist […]

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  • Ryusei Kishida

    1891 - 1929

    Ryusei Kishida (1891 - 1929)

    Western style painter. (bio by: Warrick L. Barrett)

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