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date: 18 October 2019

Tamechika or Rametaku, Tameyasu; real name: Okada Tamechika, Given Name: Shinzo, Popular Name: Saburo, Priest Name: Shinrenbo Koa, Artist Names: Reizei, Matsudonolocked

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Japanese, 19th century, male.

Active in Kyoto.

Born 1823; died 1864.

Painter.

Tamechika painted Buddhist subjects and figures. He first studied Kano style painting before switching to classic Yamato-e. He came under the influence of Ukita Ikkei. He was murdered by a wandering samurai in Tambaichi, Yamato....

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