Artist Biography — Claude Monet

Shoichi Hasegawa / master of contemporary engraving

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**Shoichi Hasegawa** Aged 81, Shoichi Hasegawa is considered one of the masters of contemporary printmaking. Being a Japanese painter and engraver, born in 1929 in Yaizu. He lives since 1975 in Vetheuil, in the Val d'Oise (95), where Claude Monet once owned a house! After studying drawing and painting with various Japanese masters, he left Japan at the age of 32 to settle in Paris. For eight years, he joined Workshop 17, under the direction of the master SW HAYTER, who received before him in his studio prestigious artists such as Picasso, Ernst, Miro, Chagall or Giacometti, to deepen his...

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