Tomioka Tessai, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Tomioka Tessai

Japanese artist

Date of Birth: 25-Jan-1837

Place of Birth: Sanjō-dōri Street, Kyōto Prefecture, Japan

Date of Death: 31-Dec-1924

Profession: painter, calligrapher

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Tomioka Tessai

  • Tomioka Tessai (?? ??, 27 January 1837 – 31 December 1924) was the pseudonym for a painter and calligrapher in imperial Japan.
  • He is regarded as the last major artist in the Bunjinga tradition and one of the first major artists of the Nihonga style.
  • His real name was Yusuke, which he later changed to Hyakuren.

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