Ryuson Chuso Matsuyama (1880-1954)
Watercolour on cartridge paper
Inscribed Torquay, bottom right and 1939/ Torquay in pencil on the back. Apparently unsigned
165 x 230 mm
The back with the remains of adhesive tape at the corners.
Ryuson Matsuyama was a member of an important group of Japanese artists working in Britain in the first half of the 20th century. His richly-worked watercolour landscapes of London and southern England gained great popularity with both British and Japanese ex-patriot audiences.
Matsuyama remained in England throughout his life, and became a naturalised British citizen in 1947.
Read more about Ryuson Chuso Matsuyama at Lloyd Ellis