Aigai real name: , Takaku or Takahisa, Given Name: Cho, Alternate Name: Shien, Popular Name: Akisuke, Artist Names: Aigai, Gakubaisai, Josho, Sekiso, Sorin Gaishi
Japanese, 19th century, male.
Born 1796, in Shimotsuke; died 1843.
After studying under Buncho (1763-1840) Aigai travelled through Japan. He settled in Kyoto but would later move to Edo (Tokyo) which became his preferred domicile. He was greatly influenced by Yi Fukyu and Ike no Taiga and mainly painted landscapes.