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Baigai real name: Totoki Shi (original given name Tamo), popular name: Hanzo, alternate name: Shiu, Suenaga, artist names: Baigai, Kotei, Seimuken, Tenrinkakulocked

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Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1749, in Osaka; died 1804.

Painter. Landscapes.

Nanga School.

Baigai was a man of letters and a member of the Nanga School (scholar painters) who grouped together at the end of the 18th century in Osaka. Like other artists of his generation, Baigai accepted the patronage of Masuyama Sessai, Lord of Ise. He was mainly a painter of landscapes but also published memoirs and reflections on art....

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