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date: 15 October 2019

Toyo real name: Azuma Toyo, Popular Names: Gizo, Shunaro or Toshitaro, Given Name: Taiyo, Artist Name: Gyokugalocked

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Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1755, in Mutsu; died 1839.

Painter.

Azuma Toyo was a landscape and figure painter who served the lord of the Sendai clan. He first studied the Kano School style with Baisho before turning to the more realistic style of the Maruyama School and associating with Taiga, Okyo and Gekkei....

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