Kaita Murayama

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Murayama Kaita's Self portrait in the Osaka Municipal Museum of Art

Kaita Murayama (村山 槐多, Murayama Kaita, September 15, 1896 – February 20, 1919) was a Japanese author and artist. One of his self-portraits appears in the Mie Prefectural Art Museum in Tsu Mie Prefecture, Japan (not pictured here). He trained at the Fine Arts Academy in Tokyo and was influenced by Western art styles.[1] His work is described as being muscular and robust.[2]


  1. ^ "Murayama, Kaita". Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press, accessed April 2, 2015, http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00127861#fullTextLinks.(subscription required)
  2. ^ Carroll, Alison (2010). The revolutionary century: art in Asia, 1900-2000. South Yarra, Victoria: Macmillan Australia. p. 45. ISBN 978-1-921394-17-1.