荻野美穂子 / 小野画廊2
Looking on-line, there is this history about Cray-Pas: "Cray-Pas were born in the wake of The Taisho period of Japan (1910-1920), a time of great cultural upheaval. Despite the changes happening, the arts flourished.
In `20’s Japan, encouraging artistic creativity in children through free-form drawing was a revolutionary concept. Instead, copying models was the established method of teaching art to children. ......" (For the full history, click on the linked text above.)
Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon