Art Brokerage: Jintaro Nishimura Japanese Artist: b. 1915. Jintaro was a master of Kimono art for over half a century. Born in Kyoto, Japan in 1915, he studied under Kyoto Kimono art master Kichinosuke Tanaka and went on to train over 200 of his owns students before his death in 1988. His works are unique, hand-paintings on silk made with a water-based pigment derived from shells and a mixture of melted pine sap. They are currently preserved at the Japan Designer's Association and are only displayed on special occasions. He sometimes collaborated with Keiichi Nishimura, his son. Listings wanted.