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In 1930, Yozo Hamaguchi (1909-2000) dropped out of Tokyo Art School (present-day Tokyo University of the Arts) to pursue painting and printing in Paris. After his return to Japan just before World War II, he specialized in copperplate printing, later becoming a mezzotint expert. He continued to experiment with printing while renting an atelier space from Yoshio Mori (1908-1997), a Western-style painter who had also studied in Paris before the war.

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