Kamishibai presentation on Genjiro
Genjiro died in Japan in 1924 at the age of 57. Genjiro fulfilled his dream of becoming a painter by coming to America over 100 years ago. In addition to learning American Impressionist painting, he introduced the Japanese culture to Cos Cob residents. A few years ago, the late Mr. Noboru Uezumi, a Greenwich resident, discovered Genjiro. He contacted Saga TV Broadcasting Company in Japan, and they made a documentary video called Genjiro eno Tabi about Gejiro’s experiences in America. Our team created this Kamishibai about Genjiro who loved painting which is appreciated in both Japan and America.
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