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Genkei  

Japanese, 18th century, male.

Active at the end of the 18th century.

Painter.

Genkei was a pupil of Shuseki (1639-1707). He lived in Nagasaki where he worked as an interpreter in Dutch. He belonged to what might be called the realist Nagasaki school....

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Hakyo  

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1764; died 1826.

Painter.

Hakyo was a follower of Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795) and was a painter in the Maruyama Realist School started by Okyo. He specialised in flowers and birds.

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Katen  

Japanese, 18th century, male.

Born 1730, in Kyoto; died 1794.

Painter. Landscapes, flowers.

Katen belonged to the realist school of Nagasaki and mainly painted cherry trees in bloom. He seems also to have painted a portrait sold at auction in London.

London, 13 Nov 1989...

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Japanese, 18th century, male.

Born in Ohara, near Yamashiro (Kyoto Prefecture); died 1733, in Nagasaki (Fukuoka).

Painter.

Keizan studied in the Kano style before adopting the realist style of the Nagasaki School. He painted flowers and birds.

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Toyo  

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....