Yasutake Funakoshi

Taken from "The Bible Through Asian Eyes", 1991
Masao Takenaka and Ron O' Grady



TOP: "Eve"
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Yasutake Funakoshi was born in 1912. He studied in the Tokyo Art Academy specializing in sculpture. His most famous work is the powerful "Twenty-six Martyrs of Nagasaki", unveiled in 1962, outside the memorial building at Nagasaki. He taught at the Tokyo University of Art for many years and produced religious works of art during that time.

He was an active Roman Catholic, having inherited his father's spiritual heritage, who was the first convert in his family. His Bronze casting of Eve was completed in 1986.



Links/References:

Masao Takenaka and Ron O' Grady. Eve. The Bible through Asian Eyes.Pace Publishing. New Zealand. 1991. pp.24-25. Print

Image was taken from:
The Bible through Asian Eyes.Pace Publishing. New Zealand. 1991. p25. Print
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