Tamako Kataoka

Tamako Kataoka
Native name 片岡球子
Born (1905-01-05)5 January 1905
Sapporo, Hokkaido
Died 16 January 2008(2008-01-16) (aged 103)
Nationality Japanese
Style Nihonga

Tamako Kataoka (片岡球子 Kataoka Tamako) (5 January 1905 in Sapporo – 16 January 2008) was a Japanese Nihonga painter.[1]

She is known for her series of Mount Fuji and other mountains, painted in bold colours such as red. She designed one of the curtains at the Nagoya Kabuki Misono-za theatre called "Flowers at Mount Fuji" (富士に献花).[2][3]

She was friends with Kokei Kobayashi (1883–1957). She was awarded the Order of Culture.

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