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Biography Tagawa, Ken (1906 - 1967)
Ken Tagawa was born in Nagasaki. In 1924 he graduated at the Nagasaki Business school. He moved to Tokyo, where he learned woodblock printing from Onchi K˘shir˘. He made his first woodblocks in 1932. Then, in 1934, he returned to Nagasaki, where he founded a Nagasaki print association. He was instrumental in the publication of Hanga Nagasaki.