Biography

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紫竹銀椿 Shichiku-Gintin

1946 Birth of Hiromasa SUMITA at Osaka, Japan
1961 Studies drawing and painting in a art-club of high-school
1965 Studies in Suidobata-art-academy at Tokyo
1966 Japan – France, to great boat ; Kobe – Yokohama – Hongkong –
         Manilla – Bangkok – Singapore – Ceylon -Bombay – Djibouti –
         Cairo – Marseille (August 17 – September 24)
        Arrival at Paris, France (1966-1986)
        Studies in l'Ecole-National-Supérieure-des-Beaux-Arts
        (Atelier monsieur Tondu) (1966-1973), Paris
        Diploma with a honor Prize and an scholarship of
        Fondation Rocheron (1972), Paris
1967 A round – all France : bicycle trip (July 14 – September 8)
         Copy of a 6 tapestrye (La Dame à la licorne) and
         1 tapestry (Vintage) at Cluny Mueum, Paris
        A round – all Italy – Greek : motocycle trip from Paris
        (July 15 – August 9, September 25 – November 4)
        Visit to London : motocycle trip (May 12 – 24)
        Copy of Giotto, Cimabue, Simone Martini,
        Lorenzetti in basilica Francis Saint at Assisi, Italy
        (August   24 – September 19)
       Exhibition « Le Salon », Paris ; Nativity
1970 Trip in Japan (July 11 – October 24)
         Visit to Moscow, Saint-Petersbourg, Russia (October 24 – 31)
         Exhibition « Le salon », Paris ; The Favour
1971 Visit to Amsterdam and Den Haag, Netherlands (June 19 -21)
         A round – all Spain : car trip (August 2 – September 3)
         Exhibition « Le Salon », Paris ; Adam and Eve

        









Visit to Assisi, Sanseporclo, Arezo, Florence, Italy
         (December 23 – January 6 /1972)
         Exhibition «  Le Salon », Paris ; Metropolitan
         Copy od Pièta d'Avignion at Louvre Museum, Paris













at Louvre Museum, Paris

          A round – Greek – Yugoslavia – Italy :
          car trip (September 21 – October)
          Visit to Napoli, Italy (December 20 – January 10 /1974)
1974 Copy of François I by Jean Clouet at Louvre Museum, Paris
         Visit to Madrid (April 14 -23)
         Visit to London (August)
         Visit all Sicilia, Italy (September 7 -28)
         Trip in Japan (October 10 – February 23 /1975)
         Personal exhibition at Gallery Fujii-Daimaru, Kyoto, Japan
1975 Visit to Vienna, Austria (September 13 – 21)
         Copy of Charles VII by Jean Fouquet at Louvre Museum, Paris
         Exhibition of Draings in the Institute of France
1976 A round – all Turkey : bus trip (July 18 – August 6)
1977 A round – all Iran : bus trip
         Trip in all Egypt (December 7 – January 16 /1978)
1978 A round – Guatemala – Central America – Colombia – Ecuador –
         Peru – Bolivia – Mexico :
         bus trip   (July 3 – September 26)
1979 Personal exhibition at Galerie Paule Lemaire,
         38 rue Quincampoix, Paris
         International exhibition of Knokke, Belgium (December)
1980 International exhibition of Deauville, France (February)
         Trip in Japan (March 2 – April 8)
         A round – all U.S.A. : bus trip (April 8 – May 30)
1981 Exhibition at cloister of Billettes, 22 rue des archives, Paris
1982 Exhibition Salon « Novembre à Vitry », France
1983 Exhibition « Salon de Nanterre », France
         Personal exhibition at Japanese Association,
         97 avenue des Champs-Elysées, Paris
1984 Gold medal prize, international exhibition « Europe Prise » at Ostende, Belgium














at Ostende Modern Art Museum, Belgium (October 6 – November 4)

          Personal exhibition at Europe-Club Overijse, Brussels, Belgium
          Illustrating for « The heart and the cinders » of
          René Etiembre, Edition Orbor, Paris
1985 Exhibition « Salon de Jeunesse Peinture », Paris
         Exhibition of portraits « Paul-Louis Weiller », Paris
         Exhibition at the Servce Culturel and of Information of the
         Embassy of Japan, 7 rue de Tilsitt, Paris
         Exhibition at the Conseil Général of Val-d'Oise, France
         Personal exhibition at Galerie « Art and voyage »,
         22- 24 rue Haute, Brussels, Belgium
         Personal wide exhibition at the Central Culturel of
         Meudon, France
1986 Death of his father
         Return to Japan for installation of my studio at Taishi-cho,
         Osaka, Japan
1988 Archaeological labours, regions Osaka and Nara (- 1989)
1990 Exhibition « Ohmi Hyakuninshu », Shiga Modern Art Museum
1991 Retouch to ceramic painting for the Ohtsuka Museum (-1997)
















at Studio of Ohtsuka Ceramic, Shigaraki (February 20, 1991 – August 20, 1997)

1998 Inauguration of Ohtsuka Museum, Naruto, Tokushima